Towards climate-smart sustainable management of agricultural soils

EJP SOIL is a European Joint Programme Cofund on Agricultural Soil Management contributing to key societal challenges including climate change and future food supply.

EJP SOIL targets climate change adaptation and mitigation, sustainable agricultural production, ecosystem services and restoration and prevention of land and soil degradation.

SOIL videos

A day with soil research at ATK TAKI / EJP SOIL partner Hungary

By Peter Laszlo, ATK TAKI

Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity

Soil Organic Carbon


2020.12.29 | Events

The new EU Soil Observatory – EJP SOIL willing to contribute with strong member state engagement

In the light of World Soil Day, the EU Soil Observatory was launched on 4 December 2020, emphasizing and highlighting the importance of soil. The new EU Soil Observatory will be a dynamic and inclusive platform that will provide information and data needed to safeguard soils to the European Commission and the broader soil user community.

2020.12.16 | Research news

FAO's launch of the 2020 report on soil biodiversity

State of knowledge of soil biodiversity - Status, challenges and potentialities

Students in field, SLU

2020.12.14 | Research news

Survey on higher education in soil science:

Are you part of a Higher Education Institution and teach soil science? We need your contribution!

Future events

Thu 28 Jan
09:00-13:00 | Virtual event - Per invite only
EJP SOIL - EU Policymaker Workshop
Strengthening the science to policy interface – meeting policy needs now and in the future. ½ Day Workshop
Wed 10 Feb
13:00-15:30 | Virtual
Final meeting of the H2020 CIRCASA
Kick-starting the work of an International Research Consortium (IRC) on soil carbon sequestration in agriculture to support and help coordinate international research and innovation in this field.
Tue 24 Aug
17:31-17:33 | Geneva, Switzerland
Eurosoil 2020: Connecting people and soil - Postponed to the second half of 2021
The Eurosoil 2020 organisers have been closely monitoring and analysing the evolving situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the worldwide impact of this pandemic.