Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food



  • ILVO aims to help eradicate malnutrition as well as an excessive food intake through knowledge about the functionality of primary products and process optimization.

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In the ILVO dossiers you get a handy overview of all available information, contacts and publications per topic.

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Research projects

ILVO has an extensive Belgian and international network and is active in many projects.

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Living Labs

Within so-called 'living labs' ILVO aims to further build on its role as a future-oriented and demand-driven knowledge center. Currently ILVO has 6 thematic living labs.

Living Labs


Project report 17/03/2023

A roadmap for upscaling carbon farming in Flanders

This roadmap is an end product of the LIFE CarbonCounts project, in which ILVO together with the Department of Agriculture & Fisheries has been setting the tone for scaling up effective and viable car...
News 06/03/2023

Plant pest(s): ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma solani’

Leaf curl on potato
De ziekteverwekker ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma solani’ is een kleine celwandloze bacterie en is in staat om een heel brede reeks aan waardplanten te infecteren, waaronder enkele belangrijke cultuurgewasse...


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