Freshwater resources management
Drought 2018: maize crop benefits from treated wastewater
Drought 2018: maize crop benefits from treated wastewater
by Ruud Bartholomeus PhD MSc

The 2018 drought affected agriculture heavily, especially in the sandy Eastern part of the Netherlands where freshwater supply by rivers is not possible. Treated wastewater is increasingly being considered as freshwater source for irrigation. Our experimental site in Haaksbergen clearly showed the benefits for crop yields of subsurface irrigation using treated wastewater. Additionally, the drought provides insight in the ‘worst...

Resource efficiency
Solutions for a healthy planed with biodiversity
by Kees Roest PhD BSc

PANORAMA is a multi-thematic, multi-partner initiative for learning and knowledge management, promoting success stories in nature conservation and sustainable development for broader application. Hundreds of solutions are collected from all over the world, showing the way on how global biodiversity targets can be achieved through local action....

Resource efficiency
Sustainable development goals review report
by Kees Roest PhD BSc

The third annual synthesis report of the voluntary national reviews (VNRs) is available. The report was coordinated by the Division for Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The report represents an overview of national experiences in implementing the 2030 agenda, summarizing 46 countries VNR reports. Check the report here:https://bit.ly/2JRPSWt....