Soy from Zeeuws-Vlaanderen

Although soy can be grown well in Northwest Europe, this does not happen on a large scale. This is a shame, because when soy grown in Northwest Europe replaces (partially) imported soya from South America, this provides a major sustainability advantage. Large-scale transport flows are prevented and no forest needs to be cut for our […]...

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Circularity test

The Circularity Testis an instrument that helps to get a better grip on nutrient cycles. Implementation of the Circularity Test is done in workshops with stakeholders. Bart supports in the development of the instrument. Especially by structuring the process effectively, to record this in a scenario, and thereby increasing the targeting of the Recycle Test....

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Advice to entrepreneurs about project proposals

With the subsidy regulation Innovative Concepts (POP3) the province of Gelderland stimulates initiatives that contribute to the sustainability of agriculture and liveability of rural areas. On behalf of the province Bart advised m...

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Citizen perception Dairy farming and ‘Open Stables’

In the Environmental Dairy Design 2020 project, new dairy farming systems are being developed that are ready for the future. Reducing ammonia is an important spearhead here. For this project, Bart investigated the requirements th...

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Citizen perception Poultry farming

In the project Designing for a Healthy Poultry Farming, new farming systems for poultry are being developed; laying hens and broilers. These farming systems must emit less particulate matter than now, animal welfare and animal hea...

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Soil Advantage Flevoland

Since 2017, Martijn has been working as a project leader on the project “Sustainable land-based agriculture 2.0: cooperation in arable farming and dairy farming in Flevoland”, better known as “Soil-Proof Flevoland”. The project aims to promote and inspire couples from cooperating arable farmers and dairy farmers in Flevoland to take the next step in their […]...

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Sustainable Futures

Special is the multi-year collaboration that Martijn has with the project “Sustainable Futures“, in which a group of farmers from Yorkshire (UK) together with some leading processing companies tries to work on a sustainability system that is applicable under English conditions....

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Foundation Veldleeuwerik

For many years, Martijn has been working together with Foundation Veldleeuwerik to strengthen its sustainability system. Themes that work together are: certification, biodiversity measures and aspects that come with cooperations and support with international initiatives....

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European Commission

The European Commission dedicates sustainability and greening of the economy to the inhabitants of Europe. And especially when it comes to food production, the European Commission is very active and is looking for cooperation with partners who have experience with farmers and industry. Martijn supports the European Commission and related various international initiatives. Examples of […]...

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