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How to stay alive in V4? Phosphorus Friends Club builds V4’s resilience

How to stay alive in V4? Phosphorus Friends Club builds V4’s resilience

Implementation period: 2021-09-01 - 2023-12-31

Type: International

Division: Division of Biogenic Raw Materials

Project aims to increase knowledge and awareness of importance of Phosphorus (P) raw materials for food production in Visegrad Group (V4 – Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) and build P management strategy in V4 to secure enough P for food production. Project includes inventory on P-rich waste in V4 countries and economic analysis of possibilities of P recovery from waste. It also includes various awareness-raising events, as workshops and summary conference. Project products as Roadmap for P management in V4 will accelerate implementation of P recovery in V4 and increase independence from P import, and ensure safety of food production during/after COVID pandemic.

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As part of the PhosV4 project published the article “Inventory of Good Practices of Sustainable and Circular Phosphorus Management in the Visegrad Group (V4)”.

The paper presents the importance of P raw materials in V4, the revision of primary and secondary P sources that can be used in agricultural systems, as well as the structure of import and export of P raw materials in these countries. In addition, examples of good phosphorus recovery practices in the V4 countries are presented. They include a list of initiatives dedicated to the sustainable management of P resources, and examples of P recovery projects.

Link to the article: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9276/12/1/2

 Inventory of Good Practices of Sustainable and Circular Phosphorus Management in the Visegrad Group (V4)

 

 

The project is financed by Visegrad Fund, project no. 22110364.

Financing entity website: https://www.visegradfund.org/

 

 

Contact: dr Marzena Smol, smol@meeri.pl