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These Dutch tomatoes can teach the world about sustainable agriculture

The Netherlands is the second-largest exporter of agricultural goods in the world. Here's how they do it. Image: Unsplash

Kate Whiting

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Total agricultural exports from the Netherlands in 2017 Image: Government of the Netherlands
Precision techniques are used to maximize tomato yields.
These tomatoes are grown in a geothermal greenhouse grow with a hydroponic system to use less water. Image: WWF/Netflix
The greenhouses produce about 100 million tomatoes a year.
Duijvestijn Tomatoes in the Netherlands grows 100 million tomatoes per year. Image: WWF/Netflix
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Sustainable DevelopmentClimate ChangeFuture of the EnvironmentAgriculture, Food and BeverageFood SecurityNetherlandsSDG 13: Climate Action

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