ECHO cooperates with the Polish Soil Hub

Plantpress represented ECHO during a very important event – the inaugural conference of the Polish Hub for Soils – a platform for cooperation of all interested parties for whom it is important to preserve soil health. Implementation of the objectives of the Mission: Soil Deal for Europe by 2030 at the country level, implementation of […]


This November, Project ECHO had the opportunity to be introduced to a large audience during the Mission Soil Week in Madrid, Spain. We’re happy to report that ECHO made its mark among other projects related to soil protection, restoration, and monitoring. This edition was held under the title “Leading the transition towards healthy soils”, and […]

Green Transformation in Sandomierz

This October, project ECHO reached Sandomierz, Poland and the “Green transformation of rural areas” conference. It was attended by scientists and educators, as well as local government representatives – all eager to share knowledge about sustainable farming methods and protecting the environment. Our expert from Plantpress, Marzena Brodowska PhD, spoke about ECHO in the context […]

SOILAB. The world hidden beneath our feet 

We’re delighted to inform that project ECHO has been a part of the Festival della Scienza in Genova, Italy. This popular event attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors, including teenagers and students eager to make the world a better place as soon as possible. We at ECHO couldn’t agree more, that’s why we’re happy to […]

EU Soil Day – 6 November 2023!

Every day is Soil Day! Thanks to our Partners from the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Project ECHO will be featured at the EU Soil Day, taking place in Brussels on the 6th of November. This is YOUR last chance to register! See you there! 🌱 Click here to learn more.

Reviewing citizen science projects

The first ECHO milestone involves a review on previous citizen science projects, initiatives and activities that have engaged citizens to monitor soil. You can also broaden the scope by inserting your project to our list. Answer our call to contribution in the JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE newsletter! Click here too learn more.


Let us introduce our team! The success of our project is guaranteed by the participation of as many as 16 organisations from all over Europe. We are led by the Free University of Bolzano and project coordinator: Prof. Tanja Mimmo, professor of soil science at the Faculty of Agricultural, Environmental and Food Sciences, Director of […]