European Landowners: Land and Soil Management Award

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The European Landowners’ Organization (ELO), under the auspices of the European Commission (DG Environment and the Joint Research Centre) and in association with the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) of Vienna, Syngenta International AG, as well as the Centre for Soil and Environmental Sciences of the Ljubljana University, is proud to launch the call for proposals for the “Land and Soil Management Award”.
The aim of this prize is to encourage new concepts of land and soil protection and their implementation in land management as well as to enhance awareness about the importance of land and soil functions.
This prize will reward professionals working in the area of land use and soil management pursuing the EU’s soil protection goals, in particular those of the Soil Thematic Strategy.

Subject:
The aim of this prize is to encourage new concepts of land and soil protection and their implementation in land management as well as to enhance awareness about the importance of land and soil functions. This prize will reward professionals working in the area of land use and soil management pursuing the EU’s soil protection goals, including those of the Common Agriculture Policy and of the Soil Thematic Strategy. In particular, the prize will reward land use and soil management practices addressing soil degradation, i.e. erosion, reduction of organic matter content, diffuse contamination, compaction as well as the reduction of soil biodiversity, salinisation, sealing, flooding and land slides.

Eligibility criteria:
The Land and Soil Management Award is intended to recognize quality instruments and management practices which contribute to the protection of land and the soil, by improving the quality of the environment.

Selection criteria:
• The project must contribute to added value to sustainable land use and imagesoil management practices, the protection and improvement of soil quality and particularly to the fight against the above-mentioned degradation processes.
• The project must be sustainable environmentally, socially and economically.
• The project must also be transferable as a model and at least innovative and original in the area / region where it takes place
• Appropriate measures must be taken to avoid: erosion, decline in organic matters, contamination, compaction, decline in soil biodiversity, salinization; sealing, floods and landslides

Prize description:
With an amount of 5000€ and a diploma of recognition, the Land and Soil Management Award Certificate will recognize outstanding tools and management practices contributing to the protection of soil and a sustainable land use, and improving environmental quality.

Deadline: The Call for applications is open until 30th November 2014.

Please send applications to the following address:

Land and Soil Management Award
European Landowners‘ Organization
Rue de Trèves 67 – B-1040 Brussels
AND
by email to [email protected]
Tel: + 32 (0)2 234 3000; Fax: + 32 (0) 2 2 234 3009

4 thoughts on “European Landowners: Land and Soil Management Award

  1. Für diese Herausforderungen braucht es Top Leute. Dr. Ausserladscheiter mit seinem Team von European Court Experts ist bestens vertraut mit diesen komplexen Materien.

  2. Wir hoffen dass die Kanzlei European Court Experts sich für diese Massnahmen einsetzt zum Wohle von Umwelt und Wirtschaftlichkeit. Dr. Ausserladscheiter ist als Direktor hier mehr als gefordert die Verhandlungen in die richtige Richtung zu lenken.

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