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All ecosystem services of a food forest have value in the Netherlands

Alle ecosysteemdiensten van een voedselbos hebben waarde
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Nov 23, 2021
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“In order to make food forests successful, farmers must be convinced that they can earn a living with them”, says Stijn Heijs, board member at the Netherlands Food Forestry Foundation and coordinator of the research project 'Food forests: from value to money, which is part of the TKI. -research 'Scientific soil formation under food forestry'. In his work package, Heijs, together with Erwin Bouwmans of HAS Den Bosch University of Applied Sciences, is developing a calculation tool that farmers and others can use independently to calculate the potential yields of a food forest. Harry Kortstee of Wageningen Economic Research contributes to this. Version 3.0 with ecosystem services. The calculation tool is co-developed by final-year students of the research group 'Innovative entrepreneurship with nature' at HAS Den Bosch. In the spring they already delivered a usable, but provisional, version of the tool.
“In order to make food forests successful, farmers must be convinced that they can earn a living with them”, says Stijn Heijs, board member at the Netherlands Food Forestry Foundation and coordinator of the research project 'Food forests: from value to money', which is part of the TKI. -research 'Scientific soil formation under food forestry'. In his work package, Heijs, together with Erwin Bouwmans of HAS Den Bosch University of Applied Sciences, is developing a calculation tool that farmers and others can use independently to calculate the potential yields of a food forest. Harry Kortstee of Wageningen Economic Research contributes to this.Version 3.0 with ecosystem services. The calculation tool is co-developed by final-year students of the research group 'Innovative entrepreneurship with nature' at HAS Den Bosch. In the spring they already delivered a usable, but provisional, version of the tool. Heijs: “With this it is only possible to determine the financial profit from the ...
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