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Waddenfonds funds new aquaculture project on Texel

March 31, 2021

The Waddenfonds is providing more than € 2.5 million in funding for four new projects in the fields of aquaculture and cultural heritage. This contribution will make possible a total investment of € 3.7 million…

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Project Bonaire updates (summer 2020)

September 9, 2020

In this article, we bring you updates on our Bonaire project from Bonaire and Texel. Updates from Bonaire location Workshop ‘micro-credit in agriculture’ on Bonaire. There are many people on Bonaire who want to practice…

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Test location of a farmer on Bonaire

Setting up Saline agriculture test locations on Bonaire

April 21, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a crisis unlike any we’ve seen. Food export and import have been affected in many parts of the world due to the restriction on transportation. Salt Farm Foundation has been…

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Report – Seaweed as fertilizer and biostimulant

March 31, 2020

Louis Bolk Instituut at the request of Salt Farm Foundation has made a report on the potential of using Seaweed and algae extract as leaf fertilizer and biostimulant in the cultivation of salt-tolerant potato. This…

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SalFar report on International Farmers cafe 2019

March 27, 2020

Interested to know of which crop farmers were most curious to know the salt tolerance? Read this report on the International Farmers cafe that was organised as a part of the Saline Future Conference in…

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Saline Farming: An innovative method of farming to cope with climate change

September 4, 2019

Climate change and sea level rise cause saltwater to intrude in farmlands. Experts are looking for solutions that prevent the loss of food production capability where saline farming could very well be the solution. From…

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Minister calls Salt Farm Foundation founder Marc Van Rijsselberghe pioneer in the field of saline farming

June 19, 2019

The Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality Carola Schouten presented a new perspective for the agricultural sector in The Netherlands which features on circular or sustainable farming in the Dutch current affairs show Pauw…

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New direction for Salt Farm Foundation

May 4, 2019

Salt Farm Foundation was initiated by Marc Van Rijsselberghe in 2016 in order to share knowledge of saline agriculture and the solutions it has to offer to small-scale farmers worldwide. This knowledge and solutions for farmers were developed through…

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The Praia Commitment

April 4, 2019

1st WASAG International Forum On Water Scarcity In Agriculture, Praia, Cabo Verde (19-22 march). Impression of the “saline agriculture” session with Dr. Arjen de Vos (sitting 4th from left) Dr. Arjen de Vos recently participated…

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Saline agriculture on Bonaire

March 7, 2019

We have just returned from a successful field visit to Bonaire. Together with various stakeholders, we looked at the opportunities to help farmers use saline agricultural methods. We received many positive reactions to our solution.…

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