Reviewed article on INSPIRATION bottom-up approach online now


The development of the INSPIRATION Strategic Research Agenda - which is available online at – was an outstanding approach of agenda setting. The bottom-up iterative process involved more than 500 experts from ca 20 countries in Europe.

The article "Soil and land use research in Europe: Lessons learned from INSPIRATION bottom-up strategic research agenda setting" is now available online and accessible for free till 1 Feb 2018 at Science of The Total Environment

In this article:

- We present and offer critique of the bottom-up developed research agenda setting

- We identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the approach.

- We link soil-sediment-water system use and knowledge demands with research needs.

- We give key recommendations including preparation of implementation network early on.

Dernière mise à jour le 15.12.2017