The Southern Agriculture and Horticulture Organisation (ZLTO) represents the interests of entrepreneurs working in green areas. Around 13.000 farmers and growers in the Southern Netherlands are members of our association. Together with them, we work to produce healthy and sustainable food, flowers, plants and trees. ZLTO is a member of COPA-COGECA.
ROLE IN THE PROJECT
Leader of the Consulting & Working Group (CWG) ‘primary producers’, gathering farmers, growers, agricultural experts and entrepreneurs across Europe. ZLTO will assess their:
- needs and current local/national/EU initiatives in place,
- barriers and enablers in shaping better food environments,
- ideas of solutions to improve food environments (e.g. innovations, businessmodels, farm practices),
- and ask them a selection of their preferred solutions.