In August 2020, fea signed a contract with the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia for the short term implementation project „The role of soil in the carbon cycle and climate change mitigation“.
The main project aim is raising awareness on soil importance in the carbon cycle and climate change mitigation, the appliance of the best practices in agriculture, preventing further land degradation processes and promoting integrated land management and use, and capacity development.
The main project results will be presented in a Study that will be published in December 2020 and freely available for all interested in the topic. Through knowledge improvement, raising awareness, and promotion against climate change, project will achieve main goals.
In partnership with the Institute for Soil Science Belgrade and the Faculty of Agriculture, Novi Sad, fea recognized the importance of the topic and the need for its promotion. In accordance with the project activities plan, two meetings will be organized with the aim of exchanging experience and knowledge with other institutions and similar initiatives in Serbia.