Strong representation of EJP SOIL at European Mission Soil Week in Madrid

In a remarkable display of collaboration and commitment to sustainable land management, scientists from EJP SOIL actively participated in the European Mission Soil Week held in Madrid, Spain, from November 21 to 23, 2023.

Photo: Line Carlenius Berggreen
Assistant Professor Martin Hvarregaard Thorsøe talking about the EJP SOIL project Road4Schemes. Photo: Line Carlenius Berggreen
EJP SOIL Coordinator Claire Chenu on soil health. Photo: Line Carlenius Berggreen
Photo: Hiva Ahmadi
Photo: Hiva Ahmadi

Under the theme 'Leading the transition towards healthy soils,' the event, organized by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) in the context of the Mission Soil, was a convergence point for experts, stakeholders, and projects dedicated to soil protection, restoration, and monitoring.

The EU Mission Soil Week aimed to shed light on the critical importance of preserving and revitalizing soil health and fostering discussions on implementing sustainable practices for land management. The event also served as a platform to address the challenges posed by soil degradation and to explore innovative solutions.

The participation of EJP SOIL scientists in the European Mission Soil Week highlighted the program's dedication to fostering interdisciplinary collaboration and knowledge exchange. Researchers presented findings, shared insights, and engaged in discussions with experts from various fields, contributing to the overall mission of promoting soil health and resilience.

The event featured a diverse range of activities, including panel discussions, workshops, and presentations, providing a comprehensive platform for participants to explore and propose actionable measures for enhancing soil quality. Scientists from EJP SOIL actively engaged in these sessions, bringing their expertise to the forefront of discussions on the challenges and opportunities in soil management.