Agrotechnology & Food Sciences sub-department of Environmental Technology
Plant Research International (PRI), part of the Plant Sciences Group (PSG) of Wageningen UR http://www.pri.wur.nl/UK is a key partner to the Olivine Foundation. It has a wide research programme oriented towards climate change and sustainable production. As such it has enthousiastically responded to the request of the Olivine Foundation to initiate research into the effects and the effectiveness of Olivine. Plans to broaden this research to other countries involving partner institutions of the PRI are in an advanced stage.
- Water and Climate;
Recently Alterra has shown increased interest into the Olivine research. First of all Alterra is studying the effects of Olivine as a Stone Powder, fertilizer. Besides it studies the potential of Olivine as an instrument for climate change mitigation.