DESCRIPTION OF ACTION
The SAVE pilot project investigated the suitability of gypsum treatment for reducing erosion and phosphorus loading from agricultural fields in Paimio and Lieto. The project issued an information package, “Gypsum amendment of fields as a water protection measure in agriculture”, and policy recommendations.
FINANCIAL INSTRUMENT AND FUNDING
Funding from the programme to promote the recycling of nutrients (Raki), Ministry of the Environment and Interreg Central Baltic
EUR 1,109,750 (Ministry of the Environment: EUR 887,900)
MAIN IMPLEMENTING PARTY AND CONTACT
Finnish Environment Institute and University of Helsinki