Closed – 2022

European Joint Programme SOIL - 1st external call (EJP SOIL-1)

The European Joint Programme SOIL started in February 2020 to create an integrated framework for agricultural soil research in Europe in order to enhance capacity, capability and knowledge in the area of soil research. The objective of this call is to foster holistic agricultural (forestry soils are not excluded) soil management practices which will assist in making a shift to diversify farming to include a variety of sustainable and environmental practices. To achieve this aim, knowledge about soil organic carbon (SOC) sequestration and biodiversity is essential. Thus, the call addresses three major topics: SOC sequestration, biodiversity and sustainable production and environment.

The countries participating in this call are:

Argentina, Belgium, Canada(*), Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal(*), Russia,  United Kingdom

(*) to be confirmed

Please find the call text and annexes on the site of the project to verify the eligibility rules

Opening : 2021-05-10 at 10h00 CEST
Pre-proposal deadline : 2021-06-25 at 13h00 CEST
Application Deadline : 2021-09-07 at 16h00 CEST

The project must be submitted by the coordinator in electronic form on the website accessible via, before the deadline. The project must be written on the form also available on the website. The call document, national rules and contact points for participating countries are also available on the project site.

Call secretariat:

Ulrike Ziegler, u.ziegler(at), 0049 2429 90 88 055
Christian Breuer, c.breuer(at), 0049 2465 30 58 847

ANR contact point

Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR, FR)
Clémence Bonnot: clemence.bonnot(at)

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