We aim to support the EU Mission: A Soil Deal for Europe, preparing regional and national stakeholders to apply for and implement soil health Living Labs and Lighthouses (LLs).
In this context, we act as a Soil Mission messenger through multiple activities:
Between 60 and 70% of EU soils are estimated to be unhealthy. Soil is a fragile resource that needs careful management and preservation for future generations. One centimetre of soil can take hundreds of years to form, but can be lost in just a single rainstorm or industrial incident - European Commission
Our initiatives to mobilise applicants for regional soil health LLs open calls include:
Their main results will be reported back to provide policy recommendations.