The Netherlands’ fertile soil and smart solutions puts the country at second place as the largest exporter of agri-food products in the world after the United States. Living below sea level made us experts in dealing with water related challenges and makes us an innovative worldwide partner for water.

Water management is one of the greatest challenges facing the agrifood sector today. The Netherlands has expertise in water management and agriculture, including in greenhouse cultivation. The Dutch water and agriculture sectors can be instrumental internationally in boosting food security worldwide by increasing crop yields in regions with unreliable water supplies or high soil salinity.

Combining techniques and information on soil fertility, soil moisture, water buffering capacity and irrigation is what we call an integrated approach to water and agrifood. Innovative information technologies play a crucial role.

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10 Sep Saline Futures Conference
10 September - 13 September 2019
Leeuwarden, the Netherlands

An international conference organised as part of the SalFar project potential of growing food on soils generally qualified as saline.

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Today’s water challenges call for cooperation and the exchange of knowledge and expertise. The Dutch water sector invites you to team up to find the best solutions for our changing world.

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