LIFE OrgBalt

LIFE OrgBalt final conference

LIFE OrgBalt international conference “Climate Change Mitigation in Organic Soils in Agricultural and Forest Lands”
Venue: University of Latvia Academic Centre, Jelgavas iela 1, Riga, Latvia. Remote streaming on Facebook (here), Youtube and LIFE OrgBalt website (access will be provided).
Dates: June 13-14, 2024
Conference language: English
Register for the conference here:
On June 13-14, LIFE OrgBalt project is celebrating the culmination of its five-year journey with an international conference ‘’Climate Change Mitigation in Organic Soils in Agricultural and Forest Lands’’. Join us to learn about the project’s results and gain expert insights on tackling climate change through innovative management of nutrient-rich organic soils.
The conference will be held at the beautiful University of Latvia academic center ‘’Magnum’’ hall, located at Jelgavas street 1 in Riga, Latvia. Whether you can join us in person or virtually, be sure to register using this short form to save your spot:

What to expect:
June 13, 2024:

Keynote Session: “Why is it Necessary to Mitigate Climate Change?”:

  • Lucia Causey-Hugecova, Climate Change Officer, European Commission;
  • Emanuele Lugato, Scientific-Project Officer, European Commision;
  • Dace Arāja, Deputy state secretary, Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lavia
Session 1: GHG Emission factors – methodologies and results
Session 2: Mitigation strategies and assessment tools
Panel discussion: and challenges for the implementation CCM measures
Ample networking opportunities throughout the day.
June 14, 2024:
Exciting site visits and excursions (CCM measures in agriculture and forest lands) to Kaigu mire in Jelgava and Vecauce demonstration sites.
About the LIFE OrgBalt project:
LIFE OrgBalt project focuses on demonstrating how sustainable management of nutrient-rich organic soils in the Baltic States and Finland can help mitigate climate change. The project is implemented by a consortium of eight partners from five EU Member States: Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, and Lithuania. More about the project:
The Project “Demonstration of climate change mitigation potential of nutrient rich organic soils in Baltic States and Finland” (LIFE OrgBalt, LIFE18 CCM/LV/001158) is implemented with the financial support of the LIFE programme of the European Union and of the State Regional Development Agency of the Republic of Latvia.
The information reflects only the LIFE OrgBalt project beneficiaries view and the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.