7–9 November 2023
Rimini, Italy
ecomondo 2023 prepsoil External event

Ecomondo, the ecological transition ecosystem, is the place for industry, stakeholders, policy makers, opinion leaders and local authorities to meet and talk. It brings together and systemises the key elements that define the development strategies of the European Union's environmental policy.

It is the reference international event in Europe and the Mediterranean basin for technologies, services and industrial solutions in the green and circular economy sectors. A hub for research and innovation, it hosts the leading companies in environmental services, solutions and technologies, covering water management, waste disposal, textiles, bioenergy, soil management and protection, transport, agriculture and sustainable cities.

In 2023, the show will be held in Rimini from 7 to 10 November 2023, and will also organise and promote digital and in-person meetings throughout the year, providing opportunities to address issues related to the implementation of the flagship projects in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) and the adoption of the circular economy in the main industrial supply chains as well as the restoration and ecological regeneration of soils and the hydrosphere, coastlines and cities.

Within Ecomondo, it will be organised the "THE STATES GENERAL FOR SOIL HEALTH – 2nd edition Sustainable carbon cycles – Healthy soils for a climate-neutral economy". This second edition will take place on 9th November 2023, with the aim of presenting the latest European policy update and providing an overview of the key elements needed to support a successful soil strategy, such as carbon farming and soil data monitoring systems, in the morning session, and a focus on the Italian scenario in the afternoon, including an overview of the actions taken at the national level toward the EU Mission “A Soil Deal for Europe” 100 living labs and lighthouse farms goal to improve soil health (according to APRE, Italy is the second most successful country in the Horizon Mission Soil Calls 2021-2022).

It will be split between the International Session (in the morning) and the National Session (in the afternoon).

PREPSOIL at the event

PREPSOIL will be part of the "Panel discussion – Soil Mission projects in Italy" where the outcomes of the "Regional Soil Needs Assessment Workshop - Agricultural Land in Po Valley" will be presented.