Initiative and Discussion Paper

betterSoil for a better world is an initiative on making soils better by building up humus and closing the carbon and nitrogen cycle. The discussion paper “Improving soil quality for climate resilience, climate protection, and sustainable food production” is the core of this initiative.


What we want to achieve

The objective of the initiative and the discussion paper is to promote humus-building practices for sustainable agriculture not only in practice but also in politics and to mobilize resources and funding for the implementation of these practices. In addition, the discussion paper aims to reach the European Parliament and thus have a global impact by mobilizing the EU. Therefore, the paper has already been translated into seven languages. More languages are planned.

Whom we address

We create awareness for better soils, get active, and encourage you to do the same. Our discussion paper addresses anyone and everyone, but especially practitioners, farmers, and individuals from agriculture, politics, research, and academia as well as the private sector. We are targeting potential supporters to encourage soil quality improvement, close carbon and nitrogen cycles, and promote a humus economy.


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