2014.01.17 |

SmartSOIL newsletter, December 2013

Read about recent SmartSOIL publications, reports and videoclips, SmartSOIL participation in events and scientific papers in preparation.

2013.12.20 |

The report of the Global Soil Weeks’ Rapporteurs is out now!

It contains the summaries of the Dialogue Sessions and Plenary Sessions including the Session title: 1.2 Soil carbon management for sustaining agricultural productivity, organised by SmartSOIL.

2013.12.09 |

Pan-European Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) stock of agricultural soils (data available)

The future EU policy in agriculture will utilized SOC as indicator, both as a main parameter of soil quality and as a strategy to offset CO2 emission by C sequestration. However a consistent picture of agricultural SOC stock is missing as well as tools to orient the future policymaker decisions. We estimated a current top SOC stock of 17.63 Gt in…

2013.11.01 |

The SmartSOIL project was well represented at the Global Soil Week in Berlin (27-31 Oct. 2013)

The successful dialogue session 1.2 entitled ‘Soil Carbon management for sustaining agricultural productivity’ was co-hosted by two SmartSOIL partners (Ecologic and Univ. Gloucestershire). Following seven short initial presentations, the session participants engaged in a World Café where they discussed issues around best management practices for…

2013.10.01 |

The 11th European IFSA Symposium, 1-4 April 2014 in Berlin, Germany

CCRI/Ecologic in partnership with Catch-C will host a workshop session at The 11th European IFSA Symposium, 1-4 April 2014 in Berlin, Germany Farming systems facing global challenges

2012.01.12 |

FAO participates in SmartSOIL project kick-off meeting

FAO participates in SmartSOIL as a member of the advisory panel and is represented by Caterina Batello, team leader AGPME, with Christian Nolte, Senior Officer Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition management as alternate.

2012.01.12 |

Carbon is the key to soil fertility

The EU project SmartSOIL will survey farm management methods in Europe and develop a decision tool to support decision-makers, advisors and farmers in keeping fertile soils. News article in Danish at Aarhus University

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