Don’t turn a blind eye to what’s in yo..

Palm oil is a key ingredient in everything from cereal, biscuits and margarine to shampoo, lipstick and toothpaste. Unless we curb our desire for it critical forests and wildlife habitat will be gone forever. From the minute we have breakfast… read more

Growing fish and tomatoes in one greenhouse

Economical and ecological attractive project EcoFutura is a project of four Dutch companies (‘Groen Agro Control’, GreenQ, Aqua-Terra Nova and Priva). They studied the possibility of combining fishfarming in a closed system with greenhouse production of tomatoes. This is the… read more

Case: Dry land

Muhtar is a boy living in a farming village in Sambelia district. Nowadays his father is no longer farming but working in the big city and rarely coming home. His mother still works on the farm but it does not… read more

Water Stress and the Himalayas

Is this the future? In 50 years time, within half a century from now, Himalayan glaciers will have receded significantly, fish stocks will have vanished and cultivatable land will have largely depleted, especially in developing countries. As a result, the… read more

On Farm Anaerobic Digesters

Anaerobic Digestion is one of the more promising biological technologies for sustainable waste management. It has the potential to turn a large and worsening agro-headache into a growing opportunity for sustainable farming. It can extract useful biogas energy and high… read more