Many information sources exist for a regional guideline or are under development.
Because of the diversity of soil and management conditions, any specific guideline must address application conditions for practices.
Initiatives & information sources:
Towards a European guideline for Sustainable Soil Management capacity is needed:
to collect and synthesize available knowledge
to actively anticipate where knowledge is currently being developed
to select and populate a proper information platform
⇒ Own capacity is needed
⇒ Synergies are to be used (EU research projects)
In the following chart you find Instruments and Guidelines on the level of Countries, EU, Europe and Subregions that can lead to a regional Guideline for SSM.
EU + non-EU
Instruments EU legislation
Other strategies & policies
carbon farming, eco-schemes, GAEC
Best practices of sustainable soil use
National guidelines on cross-compliance
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