News | 24/11/2021
Organic agriculture in Flanders
News | 13/01/2023
The Living Lab for Agroecology and Organic Agriculture co-presents the thesis prize 'Organic Agriculture and Agroecology' during Agriflanders
Jasper Van Opstal, a graduate of KULeuven, received a cash prize of 500 euros and congratulations from the jury for his master's thesis "Feasibility of green manures in an organic production method.
Organic growers, livestock farmers, their customers, and their suppliers will find an answer to the question “what can ILVO do for me?” here. You’ll get a brief overview of relevant expertise, analyses, infrastructure, and the professional approach that characterizes ILVO.
ILVO conducts research for the organic agriculture and horticulture sector through project operation and with its own resources. When setting up research and knowledge exchange activities for the organic sector, ILVO bases this on the specific questions and needs
of parties in the agrifood sector.
Main research questionThe aim of the LEGCOMBIO project is to investigate how a single parcel of agricultural land can be used more efficiently and sustainably through the thoughtful combination of perennial crops for the production of food, wood and/or biomass with a free-range for (organic) poultry.
Creating added value in organic agriculture through sustainable combinations of crops and free range for poultry
News | 28/04/2021
Winner of organic agriculture and agroecology thesis award: student develops robot for labor-intensive tasks on small-scale farms together with farmers
News | 14/05/2018
European organic greenhouses based on agro-ecological practices
News | 09/04/2021
Levers for scaling organic and sustainable food systems
FOODLEVERS aims to identify levers to further develop and scale up innovative organic food systems.
News | 06/05/2019
Organic Food and Farming in Flanders 2017 - 2018
For the fifth time, we have gathered relevant information on research related to organic food and farming in Flanders.
According to the FAO’s reports, progressing salinization is one of the major drivers of soil degradation in Europe as well as Near East and North Africa, exerting increasing pressure on conventional farming which is based on freshwater resources.SALAD (Saline AgricuLture for ADaptation) is a transcontinental, innovative research project in the field
Saline AgricuLture for ADaptation
LLAEBIO establishes partnerships between all authorities, organizations and farmers who want to promote agroecology and organic farming in Flanders. In its activities LLAEBIO strives for more visibility and innovation of agroecology and organic farming in the research world, the agro-food sector and society at large.
Living Lab Agro-ecology and Organic Agriculture