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Land and Soil Management Award 2019/20 call

Category: News
16 October 2019

Apply now for the Land and Soil Management Award!
Deadline: 31 December 2019

About the Award

The prize rewards land use and soil management practices mitigating soil threats i.e. soil degradation, erosion, reduction of organic matter content, diffuse contamination, and compaction as well as the reduction of soil biodiversity, salinization, sealing, flooding and landslides. In doing so, the award sheds light on outstanding achievements, encouraging new concepts of land and soil protection and their implementation in land management, as well as enhancing awareness about the importance of land and soil functions.

Who can apply?

Farmers, landowners, land managers, groups of farmers, on their own or in collaboration with research institutes, universities and/or private companies.

Why to apply?

To recognize the great value of the farmerís work, by promoting the winning project as a good practice at the EU level. Also, to enhance the visibility of such ways of farming at the local, national as well as European scale and to encourage the farmers to further develop their work in a sustainable path. 5.000 Ä is awarded to the winning project every year. The Jury can also award a Diploma of Recognition.

How to apply?

The call for application is open, you need to send the filled-out application form latest on December 31, 2019.The award is bestowed to the winner every year during the Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA) Gala Dinner.

Download the Application Form from here.

For more information please visit www.europeanlandowners.org/awards/soil-land-award

Keywords: Soils

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