Soy from the province of Zeeland

The starting point for this project is that an extra crop in the farmers’ crop rotation provides them advantages both on the economic side as on sustainability of their farm. Soy, and other protein crops, are in the centre of attention to help farmers in this. In addition, a human diet based on more vegetable […]...

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Nutrient Cycle Assessment Tool

The Nutrient Cycle Assessment Tool is an instrument that helps to get a better grip on nutrient cycles. Implementation of the Tool is done in workshops with stakeholders. Bart supports in the development of the instrument. Especially by structuring the process, draw this up in a script, thereby increasing the impact of the Tool....

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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 of Dairy farming and ‘Open barns’

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 cornerstone. For this project, Bart investigated the requirements citiz...

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Citizen perception of 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, animal welfare and animal health must ...

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Soil Advantage Flevoland

In 2017 and 2018 Martijn has been working as the project leader on the project “Sustainable land-based agriculture 2.0: cooperation in arable- and dairy farming in Flevoland”, better known as “Soil Advantage Flevoland”. The project aims to promote and inspire couples from cooperating arable farmers and dairy farmers in Flevoland to take the next step […]...

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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 where we 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 is dedicated to sustainability and greening of the economy to the inhabitants of Europe. In particular 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. […]...

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EISA

EISA (European Initiative for Sustainable Development in Agriculture) promoted sustainable agriculture in Europe. Martijn was the policy officer of this association for the period of 2016 to 2019 and advocated intensively in Brussels on several issues in relation to EU policy development like the future CAP. Also Martijn advocated to diverse groups of relevant stakeholders […]...

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