Local panorama 2015/4 (en-US)

Monday, December 7, 2015

Author: Gábor Szunyogh


Biochar instead of fertilizer

Hungary can become the scientific and industrial knowledge center of recycled phosphate production and, within a short time, its primary international agricultural supplier in the European Union – this was reinforced by representatives of the European Commission at the international conference in Toledo, closing the Refertil project, where analytical results of WESSLING Hungary Kft. were also presented. A week later, a project closing conference was also organized in Hungary.


The technology and bioproducts developed and tested during the Hungarian-led and designed Refertil project extending to the 28 member states of the European Union, which ends on September 30, 2015, provide new technical, economic and environmental solutions to reduce the massive phosphate exposure of the Union in a costeffective and environmentally friendly way; to increase agricultural soil safety and phosphorus nutrient supply.

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