Flevoland


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Flevoland

(Dutch ˈfleːvolant)
n
(Placename) a province of the central Netherlands, created in 1986 on land reclaimed from the IJsselmeer (formerly the Zuiderzee); entirely below sea level. Capital: Lelystad. Pop: 352 000 (2003 est). Area: 1420 sq km (548 sq miles)

Fle•vo•land

(ˈfli voʊˌlænd)
n.
a province in the central Netherlands. 193,739.
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Ever since the emergence of Flevoland, crops have been grown here without chemical pesticides.
Flevopolder is in the province of Flevoland, the largest site of land reclamation in the world.
#MoCCAE has lifted the import ban on all thermally-non-treated byproducts of #birds (eggs, meat) from the previously affected province of Flevoland, Netherlands
The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture announced that a temporary ban is in place on the import of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from Flevoland, the Netherlands due to the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza reported in the area.
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) issued a notification of the outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu, H5N8, in the Flevoland province of the Netherlands that led to destroying more than 150,000 chicken, the ministry said.
From Tuesday afternoon, a transport ban of poultry, eggs and poultry manure has been imposed in an area of over 1 km around the farm in Zeewolde, Flevoland province.
Water was pumped out and land reclaimed creating two islands now called Flevoland, the name derived from the Romans who called the Zuider Zee as a 'flevo' lake.
The European Commission decided, on 10 March, that aid of 715,000 granted, in 1999, by the Dutch province of Flevoland to Farm Dairy Flevoland was compatible with state aid rules.
The provinces of North Holland and Flevoland have called on Mr Bos to block the ABN takeover.
The delegation of Dutch politicians from Flevoland City Council travelled to Knowsley in Merseyside to meet with key figures within the borough to learn about successful initiatives including youth offending prevention services, innovations in care arrangements, specialist education provision and youth participation.
The two CCGT power stations, which will have a capacity of between 400 and 450aMW, could replace the two old Flevoland power stations.
AndrA van der Kooij, representing the Province of Flevoland and its World Trade Center located in Almere, is a long-standing supporter of CDDC's business events.