Corona, Agriculture and Food Supply

By: Justus Wesseler · 9 April 2020
Category: Agriculture, Food

The Coronavirus pandemic affects the life of all us, but it has an especially large effect on the life of people who make it possible for us to stay at home. We all need our daily supply of food, health care and sanitary items, and more. We should be thankful…

Giving shape to new perspectives

By: Olaf Hietbrink · 19 December 2018
Category: Agriculture, Policy

Blog on the occasion of the presentation of the income forecast 2018 2017 was historically very good, even people who have worked with Wageningen Economic Research for the past 40 years cannot recall a time that agriculture and horticulture was cost effective on average, and produced a normal revenue and…

The Future of Food – What’s Left for Agriculture?

The Future of Food - What's Left for Agriculture?
By: Justus Wesseler · 30 May 2018
Category: Food

The production of meat and fish from stem cells is coming closer to reality. Several companies invest in this technology (NRC). The technology looks promising and appealing. Animal meat produced without slaughtering cattle, pigs, chickens, or catch fish from the ocean avoids issues related to animal welfare and declining marine…