potatoes-vegetables-erdfrucht-bio-162673.jpegDutch agritech firm is helping Pakistan farmer grow potatoes using sea water. Nice innovation in land/water conservation.

https://www.potatopro.com/news/2017/growing-salt-tolerant-potatoes-pakistan


Mr Bosan informed the envoy that Pakistan was interested in acquiring Dutch technology and collaborating to produce certified potato seeds. Experiments in Pakistan show that it is feasible to cultivate potatoes in saline conditions. In Depalpur, Punjab, the first-ever yield of salt-resistant potatoes was experimented in 2015 under a joint project of Dutch agricultural innovation and Pakistani entrepreneurs.

More background on this research:

http://www.saltfarmtexel.com/projects/salt-tolerant-potato-to-feed-the-world