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News | 21/09/2021

Plastic pollution in the Belgian North Sea: no alarming amounts of microplastics in fish and shellfish, plastic fibers everywhere and a hotspot near Zeebrugge

Plastic pollution in the Belgian North Sea: no alarming amounts of microplastics in fish and shellfish, plastic fibers everywhere and a hotspot near Zeebrugge

Kelle Moreau;Sofie Vandendriessche;

At the end of the MarinePlastics project, ILVO and KBIN present new and important facts about plastic pollution in the Belgian part of the North Sea. These findings have led to clear and concrete recommendations for the management and reduction of plastic pollution.

Visserij;Zand, bagger en wind;Natuurbehoud;

News | 13/12/2021

ILVO and Agriculture and Fisheries Policy Area create a roadmap and geodata platform for carbon farming in Flanders

ILVO and Agriculture and Fisheries Policy Area create a roadmap and geodata platform for carbon farming in Flanders

In the recently started LIFE CarbonCounts project, ILVO and the policy Department of Agriculture and Fisheries will investigate how carbon farming can be implemented more broadly in a feasible, fair and efficient manner, and work on a geodata platform for the further development of carbon farming.

Research projects

Poultry and Pig Low-input and Organic production systems’ Welfare

Charlotte Vanden Hole;Evelien Graat;Wim Allegaert;Sam De Campeneere;Frank Tuyttens;

Main research questionThis European research project aims to improve animal welfare in pigs and poultry that are raised organically and in free-range systems. In concrete terms, the 23 project partners will work together on innovative solutions and tools.

Poultry and Pig Low-input and Organic production systems’ Welfare

Research projects

AGROMIX: EFFICIENCY AND RESILIENCE OF MIXED FARMING AND AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS

Main research questionThe aim of the AGROMIX project is to deliver participatory research to drive the transition to resilient and efficient land use in Europe. AGROMIX will provide practical agroecological solutions for farm and land management, and related value chains.

AGROMIX: EFFICIENCY AND RESILIENCE OF MIXED FARMING AND AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS

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Flavor and odor research

Research on flavor and odor is frequently performed during product development. The equipment in the standardized sensory lab allows the tasters to detect and describe small differences in flavor in an objective way.

Flavor and odor research

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Mission, vision and values

ILVO's work is strongly anchored in Flanders and extends from there to Belgium, Europe and the rest of the world.

Mission, vision and values

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