The organisational units of SmartSOIL and their roles are:

  • Project Coordinator (Project Office) - Led by Professor Jørgen E. Olesen, Aarhus University: Overall project coordination
  • Project Coordination Group - Coordinator + WP leaders: General coordination of all activities
  • Work Package leaders: Coordination of work packages and associated tasks
  • Consortium Committee - AU project management team and all project partners: Approve major decisions
  • Advisory Panel: Support the scientific agenda, stakeholder interaction and dissemination

Advisory Panel. The Advisory Panel comprises experts from science and policy at international level, whose role is to:

  • provide advice, quality assurance and shape the research agenda of SmartSOIL,
  • ensure that international decision makers’ views and needs are included/taken into account throughout the duration of the project and thus guarantee an effective two-way communication
  • assist to disseminate the results generated by the research effort.

The members of the Advisory Panel are:

  • Prof. Keith Paustian, Colorado State University
  • Prof. Barbara Ekbom, SLU
  • Antonia Andúgar (Senior Policy Advisor), COPA-COGECA
  • Caterina Batello (Senior Agriculture Officer), FAO
  • Wilfrid Legg (Head of Agricultural Policies and Environment Division), OECD