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Koopmans, C.J. and M. Zanen. 2008. Partnerships for sustainability. LEISA Magazine. 24(4):28-29.

Number of pages: 2

Type of document: Magazine Article

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More information on authors/freelancers connected to LBI :
Chris J. Koopmans Ph.D.;
Marleen Zanen MSc.


Language of document: English

Title in English: Partnerships for sustainability

Abstract / summary in English:

In 2002, the beer brewer Heineken got together with the Agrarische Unie and farmers in Flevoland, the Netherlands. Together they wanted to explore the possibilities of sustainable barley production. Each of the three partners had their own interests, but also had shared aims. Focusing on soil fertility as essential for developing resilience and sustainability, the partners are still working together.


Partnerships for sustainability