Combined insights stimulate sustainable food production in deltas under pressure

Combined insights stimulate sustainable food production in deltas under pressure
By: Catharien Terwisscha van Scheltinga · 22 April 2021
Category: Food systems

This is part 3 of a blog series on food systems. This article was written by Catharien Terwisscha van Scheltinga. Deltas world-wide are increasingly under pressure. They form a dynamic link between land and water, fresh and saline environments, connecting the natural environment with production systems organized by human intervention….

Sustainable delta management using mangroves

By: Dolfi Debrot · 7 April 2021
Category: Food systems

This is part 2 of a blog series on food systems. This article was written by Dolfi Debrot. By nature, deltas offer enormous wealth. Intensive use has destroyed many deltas. This has resulted – especially in the (sub)tropics – in many problems such as flooding, salinisation, sinking and washing away…

Better solutions for challenges that transcend domains

Data platform - Better solutions for challenges that transcend domains
By: Mari Wigham · 29 January 2018
Category: Uncategorised

Throughout my career in the world of applied research, I have always worked at the interface of various disciplines. In my current job as Food Informatics researcher at Wageningen Food & Biobased Research, this situation remains unchanged. With my technical and analytical skills, I have the pleasure of working with…

Building with bits and bytes: in search of the core offering of a digital research infrastructure

Building with bits and bytes: in search of the core offering of a digital research infrastructure
By: Lan Ge · 18 August 2017
Category: Uncategorised

The emergence of big data and open data, calls for the development of a digital research infrastructure in order to research health, nutrition and food in Europe. But how do you develop a digital research infrastructure? Where do you begin? Who must you involve? And what added value must this research infrastructure provide? How do you make such a valuable research infrastructure sustainable and robust? In order to answer these questions, you first have to determine the core offering of the research infrastructure.