EU Soil Observatory launch
The launch of JRC’s EU Soil Observatory will take place on the 4th of December 2020.
The new soil observatory is 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.
- 10:00-11:50 Setting the scene: high-level panel discussion on policy outlooks and societal needs on the sustainable use of soil.
- 12:00- 13:00 Formal launch of the EU Soil Observatory
- 14:00-16:00 Technical implementation of Soil Observatory
- EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth
- EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development
- EC Joint Research Centre, Director General and Director for Sustainable Resources
- European Commission Policy Makers
- Presidency of the Council of the European Union (tbc)
- Representatives from Industry and the Research Community
- Chair Soil Health and Food Mission Board
- Key stakeholders