The list of eligible applicants to the HuMUS Open Call for pilot projects is published

On Thursday, 18 April 2024, the formal eligibility assessment of the proposals received under the HuMUS project’s Call for proposals was concluded.

Each of the 76 applications submitted has been examined to verify the fulfillment of the requirements set out in the Open Call.

The 65 main applicants who successfully passed the eligibility assessment are the following:

IARTC – International Agricultural Research and Training CenterRefarm4Adapt: Regenerative Farming Practices for Tailoring Farmer Adaptation in Menemen Plain, TürkiyeTurkey
University of AlmeríaBuilding Resilience: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Soil Conservation in Abla, SE SpainSpain
Municipality of PodenzanoECO-PODHSOIL – ECOsystem skills for PODenzano Healthy SOILsItaly
University of ExtremaduraEcoJerte-HUMUSSpain
University of ValenciaReal Green Urban Spaces – Testing a participatory evidence-based approach to mitigate the pollution of the urban green spaces soils.Spain
Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de AragónAgriSosTe: Sustainable management of agricultural soils in TeruelSpain
Monachil City CouncilCYCLE: giving to soil what we took from itSpain
Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P. (INIAV) – Polo de Inovação de Dois Portos / Estação Vitivinícola NacionalHealthy Soils @Torres Vedras
(Acronym: Soil@TV)
Ayuntamiento de AlziraExperimental farms and identification of barriers for the adoption of innovations in soil heath in the Valencia RegionSpain
Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l’analisi dell’economia agraria (CREA)A soil deal for Rome: setting a city Soil Hub towards the definition of a new living lab for the metropolitan area (Rome Soil Hub)Italy
Municipality of AlleronaSoil reGeneration (Acronym: Soil reGen)Italy
CEA Centro de Estudios Ambientales de Vitoria-GasteizRestoring soil health through regenerative food systemsSpain
University of Sarajevo – Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences (PPF)Assessment of the risk of diffuse pollution of agricultural land in the area of the Živinice MunicipalityBosnia and Herzegovina
Metropole Europeenne De LilleREVALS – (RE)veal and (V)alorise (L)ife of (S)oilsFrance
Institute of BioEconomy, National Research Council, (CNR-IBE)SCOOP. Soil COnnecting peOPleItaly
Institute of Feed Research and Agriculture of Podillya the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of UkraineEnhancing the ability to monitor soil health of agricultural land leased by its owners for intense agriculturalUkraine
Seinäjoki University of Applied SciencesSoil Health HuMUS KurikkaFinland
BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life SciencesCity-Zen HumusAustria
University of Life Sciences in Lublin, PolandHealthy soil – Healthy Soil Chemistry (SOSoil)Poland
Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, National Institute of the Republic of Serbia (IFVC)SYNTROPY – Nurturing Serbia’s agricultural resources organicallY for its traNsformaTion towaRds a grOundwork Pro sustainabilitYSerbia
Municipality of VeronaBufo: Bio-Monitoring urban forestry, Assessing Soil Invertebrates as Indicators for Effective InterventionItaly
Municipality of SalvaleónLocal platform for the governance of commonland soilsSpain
The National Scientific Center “Institute for Soil Science and Agrochemistry Research named after O.N.Sokolovsky” (NSC ISSAR)Prevention and minimization of soil threats within Valky community in Kharkiv region of UkraineUkraine
City of SinjVITAL-ECO: Revitalizing Soil, Preserving EcosystemsCroatia
Mancomunidad Desfiladero Y BurebaSaECO_Salud EcosistémicaSpain
Municipality of GrezzanaCircolar4UmusItaly
Municipality of Idanha-a-NovaBionovaPortugal
Municipality of PaduaSAUR – Suoli Agricoli Urbani RigeneratiItaly
Faculty of Sciences of University of PortoVHS – Vineyard Healthy SoilPortugal
Mancomunidad La Canal de NavarrésDeciding together: promoting soil health through participatory processes for La Canal de NavarrésSpain
Municipality of Caravaca de la CruzQuipar Valley Restoration ProjectSpain
Environment Agency Austria (Umweltbundesamt GmbH)Soil Health TalksAustria
National University of Science and Technology POLITEHNICA BucharestCresConSMin – Increasing stakeholders’ awareness of soil contamination because of mining waste storageRomania
Fondazione Edmund MachRoots of Resilience: Strengthening Community for Soil Health of Alpine MeadowsItaly
Krizevci University of Applied SciencesDesigning healthy soil future by cross sectoral dialogCroatia
Municipality of Generalski StolE.A.R.T.H. Enrich Agriculture Rediscover Traditional HeritageCroatia
IPSANTAREM – Politécnico de SantanarémDialogues and solutions to healthy soils. A case in PortugalPortugal
Municipality of Arroyo de la LuzHealthy Dialogues: Facilitating Citizen Engagement for Sustainable Management of Dehesa de la LuzSpain
Občina Prevalje (Municipality of Prevalje)Potential for the remediation and reclamation of soil contaminated with toxic metals in the municipality of Prevalje for safe productive useSlovenia
ISPRA – Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and ResearchGorgona Smart IslandItaly
Regulatory Council of the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) of Montilla-MorilesSOSALBARIZA: Sustainability of the albarizas in Montilla Moriles: Promotion and Awareness InitiativeSpain
Municipality of Sesto FiorentinoHealthy Soil in SestoItaly
PXL University CollegeBûjemBoost: Enhancing Soil Governance in Hasselt’s Urban EnvironmentBelgium
Wollo UniversityAssessment of Soil Contamination in Small-Scale Irrigated Vegetable Production Areas: A Case of Kombolcha Industrial Zone, EthiopiaEthiopia
Vestfold FylkeskommuneStructures for improved soil health in Vestfold CountyNorway
Municipality of San Giovanni La PuntaCitiziens for SoilItaly
University Rey Juan CarlosRuralRegSpain
Association du Pays CompiégnoisSunflower (TourneSOL)France
INCDCP ICECHIM Filiala CalarasiSecondary Resources for Healthy SoilsRomania
Municipality of SienaCiPaS – Con i Piedi al Suolo (With Our Feet On The Ground)Italy
Centro De Investigaciones Científicas Y Tecnológicas De Extremadura (CICYTEX)Strengthening Agricultural Resilience in the Jerte Valley: Integration of Soil Health, Nutrients and Water through Local Participation (SARVJ)Spain
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de LisboaUrban Soil Regeneration using participatory methodsPortugal
Municipality of / Marktgemeinde KaindorfSoil health dialogue in eastern StyriaAustria
University of MoliseMEN-CARB. Involving organic farming to implement appropriate agricultural practices for carbon credit marketItaly
Chamber of agriculture and forestry of Slovenia Institute of agriculture and forestry of PtujHUMUS.siSlovenia
University of Torino – AgroinnovaSHAPE: Soil Health Assessment and Participatory EngagementItaly
Gezer Regional CouncilGezer Agricultural-soil regenerationIsrael
Municipality of LakitelekLakiTERRAHungary
Municipality of PollicaMedi-TerraItaly
Czech University of Life Sciences PragueRoots of Revival  Czech Republic
Slovak University of Agriculture / Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering (FZKI)Rooted Resilience: Integrating Small Fruits for Soil Health and Climate ActionSlovakia
Greek Agricultural Organisation, ELGO DEMETER;
Re-think community compost network (RCCN)Greece
TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Interdisciplinary Ecological Centre, Jun.Prof. Flow and Transport ModellingSoilPulseX – Living soils for water storage, resilience and erosion mitigationGermany
Municipality of NervaRegeneration of
contaminated soil
Weingut der Stadt Stuttgart – Winery of the city of StuttgartProtecting & ecologically upgrading soils for food production in StuttgartGermany
List of eligible applications.

Further information on the list of eligible and non-eligible applicants can be found here.

The Evaluation Committee has already started the evaluation process, the results of which will be announced by mid-May on HuMUS social media and website.

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