How to shift aquafeed's dependence on fish-based ingredients to a fish-free product that is based on legume protein, and create a more sustainable aquafeed with less environmental impact? AWI findings provide new insights.
In scope of TRUE´s Work Package 3 activities, the idea to develop a healthy snack based on lentil, a well-adapted legume grain produced in Spain, Germany and other European countries, and that offers great health benefits, was born. Given its nutritional attributes, and processing properties, we considered important to promote lentil consumption in Portugal.
Solintagro aims to promote grain legume cultivation in Mediterranean rain fed low-input farming systems. The aim is to evaluate currently and previously grown grain legume cultivars and landraces for characteristics of importance to sustainable agriculture, giving priority to the best combination of increased yield and resistance to stresses and integrated management.
Report from a workshop on a sustainability model to link the multiple dimensions (environment, economy, society) across five nodes (producer, processor, transport, retailer & consumer) of legume based value chains.
With the different dietary alternatives based solely on plant protein and nutrients, it is important to gather information on seeds composition, allowing each person to tailor the elements of their diet according to their needs.