Dutch Roots: small country big solutions

IFAJ2018 World Congress

Dutch Roots: small country big solutions

Creating a circular outfit for Louise Fresco

Creating a circular outfit for Louise Fresco

President of Wageningen University, Louise Fresco, opened the academic year 2018 wearing a sustainable outfit. Residual ink, bacterial dye, pineapple shoes and fungal leather are just some of the materials used for the outfit worn by Fresco. The outfit demonstrates...

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...

Dairy Farmer Profits from use of Technology and Innovation

Dairy Farmer Profits from use of Technology and Innovation

Rocky Gofamodimo at Farmers Review (Botswana) wrote an article about dairy farming, technology and innovation: 'Holland is truly a dairy country. It is home to 18,000 dairy farms with over 1.6 million cows that produces 12.7 billion kilos of milk each year. The...

Cuando la innovación busca el mercado

Cuando la innovación busca el mercado

Caridad Calero at Editorial Agrícola Española wrote an article, saying 'Agriculture is not limited to placing stones or bricks to build a wall, its goal is to build a cathedral: a great long-term project that requires the joint work of different experts. This was one...

Excellent representation of African continent

Excellent representation of African continent

The Dutch Roots congress welcomed a large and especially diverse group of participants from the African continent. Thanks to the efforts of several agricultural representatives at Dutch Embassies, also 19 participants from ten different countries were able to join...

Dutch Roots: Stories of Ede

Dutch Roots: Stories of Ede

The municipality of Ede has published a magazine called Dutch Roots: Stories of Ede. 'Our city has a strong relationship with food production, through tradition and innovation. Ede is located in the heart of the FoodValley region, the leading international region for...

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...