Using sea water to create coastal wetlands in which crops including fish and shellfish can be grown is a relatively new concept, but Yanik Nyberg, founder of Seawater Solutions, believes that it can help to revolutionise food production and biodiversity, while safeguarding inland areas.
Startup Helps Scottish Farmers Grow Gourmet Plants With Sea Water
Seawater Solutions is helping farmers on Scotland's west coast adapt to the reality of less rain by choosing salt-resistant plants and developing saltmarshes - land flooded by tidal waters - for them to grow in.
Royal Bank Of Scotland Partners With Key Farming And Rural Youth Bodies To Help Drive Entrepreneurship In Scottish Rural Communities
Royal Bank of Scotland is to work with the Scottish Association for Young Farmers, the Rural Youth Project and the NFU Scotland Next Generation to offer an extension of its Entrepreneur Accelerator programme.