The European Commission and the European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN) held the launch event of the Mission Soil Manifesto on the 18 April 2023. This event was a key milestone for the success of the EU Mission ‘A Soil Deal for Europe’.

The Manifesto highlights the urgent need for action to protect soil health. It represents a key step for further local engagement by mobilizing regions, municipalities, organizations, businesses, schools and other stakeholders, as well as citizens.

The Mission Soil supports the creation of 100 living labs (places for on-the-ground experiments) and lighthouses (sites for showcasing good practices) that lead the transition towards healthy soils in rural and urban areas by 2030.

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