Land and Soil Management Award 2013/14
The aim of this prize is to encourage the implementation and enhance awareness of the importance of sustainable land use and soil protection. 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.