Dutch grass at the World Cup in Russia

Dutch grass at the World Cup in Russia

For 90 tough minutes, the 22 players will give the ball and the grass beneath their feet the most aggressive and unforgiving assault imaginable. The turf that can withstand those sliding tackles and the relentless pounding of studs has to be exceptional. And the Dutch...
100 years Wageningen University & Research

100 years Wageningen University & Research

This year, Wageningen University & Research (WUR) will celebrate its 100th anniversary. A century in which the organization has proved its worth as a worldwide expert in the field of healthy food and living environment. In these hundred years, WUR has acquired a...
This Tiny Country Feeds the World

This Tiny Country Feeds the World

National Geographic – By Frank Viviano The Netherlands is a small, densely populated country, with more than 1,300 inhabitants per square mile. It’s bereft of almost every resource long thought to be necessary for large-scale agriculture. Yet it’s the globe’s...
Six challenges Dutch Roots programme

Six challenges Dutch Roots programme

During the first Dairy Think Tank Session it became clear that six themes are leading when drawing up the programme of the IFAJ2018 World Congress. These themes are the challenges the agro-food sector will face in the coming decades: food security; urbanization;...
First Dairy Think Tank Session

First Dairy Think Tank Session

The first Dairy Think Tank Session was organized by the Dutch Roots foundation in collaboration with the NVLJ (the Dutch association of agri- and horticulture journalists) on November 7th 2016. Led by Jeen Akkerman (JEEN Bureau for communication), the meeting showed...