Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food



  • The most sustainable production comes from working on optimal plant and soil health. That is what ILVO does.

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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


Press release 13/01/2022

ILVO starts breeding CHICKPEA

Chickpea ripening on the field
Of all the protein crops suitable for human consumption, after soy, chickpea (Cicer arietinum) is particularly promising for cultivation and local processing in Flanders and Northwest Europe.
Project news 16/12/2021

Do you want to be part of SoildiverAgro Community?

Soildiveragro Community
Wil u deel uitmaken van deze gemeenschap? Wil u met ons ervaringen uitwisselen of kennis vergaren over het belang van bodembiodiversiteit en het verband met plantaardige productie en ecosysteemdienste...