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.



Did you miss out on the Final Conference?

The keynote speeches and presentations from the final conference were recorded so you still have the chance to experience them. 

Click here to see the recordings


Ice Plant Cultivation Description


SalFar best practice business models


An example of a best practice case on Regional Business Strategies 



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?




Inspiration Guide on Saline Farming

This guide provides ideas, tools and practical information for farmers, food producers, and food processors. It is for those who want to start using saline crops and for anyone who wants to know more about saline farming. It presents knowledge gained by the SalFar project over five years. 




The Inspiration Catalogue of salt-tolerant 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.




Brand Book



Brand label



Food producers in the North Sea Region, who are interested in using the SalFar brand logo are encouraged to contact Louise Krogh Johnson, Business Development Manager at Food &Bio Cluster Denmark


SalFar Toolkit for Quality Documentation



How salty is your soil? Measuring water and soil salinity



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

11 September 2019