Fit for 2050?

Strategies for achieving the EU’s ‘no net land take’ goal

4 February 2022, 09:15 a.m. – 01:00 p.m. CET

On February 4, 2022, about 140 participants from several European countries attended the Virtual Symposium on strategies to achieve the ‘no net land take’ goal. The conference presented the results and conclusions of the SURFACE project and selected national policy approaches. In addition, there was a panel discussion with a representative from the European Commission and from Member States about the 'no net land take goal' in the context of sustainability and the European Green Deal

You can find the programme and the summary of the Symposium here:

Presentations held during the conference:

International Standards and Strategies for the Reduction of Land Consumption – Main findings from the SURFACE project.pdf
Christoph Schröter-Schlaack, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ

Land take in environmental assessments - Recent advances and persisting challenges in selected EU countries.pdf
Eva-Maria Schatz, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ

Land take data in a European context – Comparing apples and oranges.pdf
Stefan Fina, Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development

First Soil Strategy of Austria.pdf
Martin Schamann, Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Regions and Tourism

Land take objectives and strategies in Flanders.pdf
Eddy Wille, Public Waste Agency of Flanders, Department Soil Management

Complete record

For questions regarding the conference please contact Sebastian Lieder.