Dutch Roots: small country big solutions

IFAJ2018 World Congress

Dutch Roots: small country big solutions

To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life

To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life

‘To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’ That is the mission of Wageningen University & Research (WUR). A staff of 5,500 and 12,000 students from over 100 countries work everywhere around the world. Wageningen University & Research is a...

Ede: Where food knowledge and innovation are put into practice

Ede: Where food knowledge and innovation are put into practice

Knowledge and innovation Ede is located in the heart of Food Valley, the international top region for knowledge and innovation in the field of food production. Food Valley has always been the place where expertise in healthy, sustainable food is developed. The axis...

Nagoya Protocol seems to be turning into some eternal patent

Nagoya Protocol seems to be turning into some eternal patent

By Peter van Leth (May 2017) “The Nagoya Protocol seems to be turning into some eternal patent; people seem to think they’re entitled to payments for the use of a genetic source for an infinite time. This is completely against the breeders’ exemption, which gives...

IFAJ Kongress: Herausforderungen für die Landwirtschaft im Fokus

IFAJ Kongress: Herausforderungen für die Landwirtschaft im Fokus

Christian Mühlhausen at LAND&Forst posted a news item, saying: 'under the motto Dutch Roots – small country big solutions, the topics discussed included free trade, freedom of the press and the challenges facing agriculture' (please note: article in German).  Read...

‘Vertel het grote verhaal van voedsel’

‘Vertel het grote verhaal van voedsel’

René Bouwmeester at Nieuwe Oogst posted a news item, saying that farmer Wout Kranenburg from Rhenen will soon figure in dozens of agricultural magazines all over the world (please note: article in Dutch). Read more...

Photo collage WUR 11 and 12 July

Photo collage WUR 11 and 12 July

Check out the pictures taken during the first two Dutch Roots congress days in WUR, 11 and 12 July. Click on the logo below to view the...

Presentation and videos of the Dutch Roots symposium

Presentation and videos of the Dutch Roots symposium

During the symposium Dutch Roots - Small country big solutions on Thursday 12 July 2018, the 'Worldwide challenges' were being discussed. The themes were of course Urban Delta, Smart Farming and Circular Economy. You can find the video introductions per theme below,...