Saline food systems : reflecting on capacity and knowledge within the Netherlands

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Salinity is becoming one of the larger global challenges for food production and biodiversity worldwide due to climate change and other factors. Many activities are on-going in the Netherlands focused on national and international scale. However, it is unclear what the exact capacity and knowledge on the topic of salinity is in the Netherlands. That is why this report researches what this knowledge and capacity is. The food system approach, interviews are used to identify the knowledge and capacity of the Netherlands in the topic of salinity. The output from the interviews show that there is knowledge and capacity on baseline assessments, preventative and adaptive measures and implementation support. Following from the interviews and literature, recommendations were formed. The recommendations are focused on location specific knowledge, awareness raising & learning, feasibility studies policy embedding and collaborations.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen Environmental Research
Number of pages47
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Publication series

NameRapport / Wageningen Environmental Research
ISSN (Print)1566-7197


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