Strategy: TCA

Strategy: TCA

Promoting Sustainable Farming in Limburg

The provincial government of Limburg (Provincie Limburg) in the Netherlands commissioned SMI to conduct TCA-Business assessment for five farms who are leading innovation for sustainability in the province. SMI integrated the business specific TCA results with qualitative analysis of the farms, offering strategic recommendations as a tool to envision development of sustainable food systems in the province.


Provincie Limburg


November 2018


The province of Limburg is a unique landscape with a long farming tradition, but the agricultural sector is challenged by decreasing farm profitability, environmental degradation and increasing conflicts between farmers’ and citizens’ interests. Based on our study Provincie Limburg was better informed on the impacts of farming in the province and gained clarity on strategic opportunities to effectively support widespread transition to more sustainable agriculture.

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