Online Resource Centre
Welcome to SalFar's Online Resource Centre where we share best practices, reports and other materials which are developed in the project. The purpose of this page is to share our knowledge so that stakeholders and other people interested in the project can benefit from our experiences.
See how SalFar partner Stichting De Zilte Smaak, has managed to grow potatoes under saline conditions and what lessons they have learned in the process
Learn more about the SalFar toolkit for quality documentation and why you should use it
Learn about salt tolerant plants and how you can use them to create a delicious meal.
How you can establish low-cost cultivation of salt-tolerant plants? Watch the video below to learn the different methods
Learn more about how SalFar works to promote climate-resilient agriculture and reduce the use of fresh water through saline farming.
Get an explanation about the 4 major salinization processes that affect coastal regions
How to take soil samples
How to measure soil salinity using the saturated paste method
How to measure soil salinity using the 1:2 method
How to take a soil sample and measure soil salinity
How do salt tolerant plants taste and do they contain more salt than conventional plants?
Book “Future of Sustainable Agriculture in Saline Environments” by Katarzyna Negacz, Pier Vellinga, Edward Barrett-Lennard, Redouane Choukr-Allah and Theo Elzenga. Available both as an eBook and a printed version here.
Contains more than 30 articles written by speakers at the SalFar conference: Saline Futures in Leeuwarden in 2019.
Click here to download the SalFar brand label and the Oystercatcher holding the logo. The files are available in different sizes.
SalFar Toolkit for Quality Documentation
Baseline study chapter 1: Introduction and literature review
Baseline study chapter 2: Economic impacts of salinity induced soil degradation
Baseline study chapter 4: Mapping salinization intensity and risks in the North Sea Region
The International Farmers’ Café on Saline Agriculture (March 2020)
Book of Abstracts from the Saline Futures Conference (September 2019)
In 12 parallel sessions around 60 abstracts were presented during the Saline Futures Conference from 10-13 September 2019. You can find the summaries of these abstracts in the book of abstracts.
Framework on salinization processes (May 2019)
Keynote speeches from the Saline Futures Conference
10 September 2019
- 09:30 – 10:00 Welcome and introduction to the conference
- 10:00 – 11:00 Keynote speeches by Dionysia Aggeliki Lyra, ICBA and Willem Ferwerda, CEO Commonland
- 13:00 – 13:30 Key note by Marc van Rijsselberghe
11 September 2019
- 09:00 – 10:15 Plenary sessions by Mark Tester KAUST, Arjen de Vos and Introduction to EPI AGRI Working Group by Iain Gould
- 14:00 – 15:00 Plenary sessions by Atiq Rahman, Bangladesh Center for Advanced Studies and Katarzyna Negacz, Waddenacademie
- 17:30 – 18:30 Report on priorities from the parallel international farmers meeting and Conclusions from the parallel sessions by Pier Vellinga