3rd June 2015, parallel workshops with free participation on

Resource use efficiency in agriculture in Europe and Chinawith special focus on land quality
Supporting the Implementation of Green Infrastructure
Soil information in the Danube basin 
Workshop program is available here  




Topics to be addressed:

I. Linking Green Infrastructure in land use: how does it work?

II.  Good practices which highlight costs and benefits of Green infrastructure: who benefits? Which cost savings are to be expected?

III.     Opportunities for Green infrastructure: which options are there; learning from each other’s experiences.

IV.      Challenges for the implementation of Green infrastructure: what is needed to boost further uptake of Green infrastructure?



Topics to be addressed:   I. Harmonising soil information in the Danube basin    

Inspire; E-SOTER 2:500.000; Digital soil mapping; Managing legacy data; Novel solutions for soil information supply and use; EU Copernicus program

II. Soil Water – and the Danube basin water cycle

Soil water management; Soil water balance; Ground water level and quality; Topographic relations; Land use effects; Watershed scale evaluation; Climate change; Soil degradation; Scale dependency

workshop is organised by the  Sino-EU Panel on Land and Soil workshop is in the context of the  Land and Soil Nexus of the EU’s Danube Strategy