New head of FAO did PhD in Wageningen

Organisation
Last Saturday, Qu Dongyu was appointed as the new Director-General of the FAO.

‘High-tech agriculture can be circular too’

Science
Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality Carola Schouten presented an implementation…

Circular plan: new legislation on the way

Science
The Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality’s implementation plan, which Minister…

Agriculture hypes are tricky in Africa

Science
Popular new farming methods such as conservation agriculture don’t help African farmers.…

WUR investigates using insects for animal feed

Science
NWO will invest 4 million euros in a major study into the…

‘Multifunctional agriculture even bigger than believed’

Science
Farm tourism, care farms and heritage shops are booming. The turnover from…

CEO Erik Fyrwald on appointing Louise Fresco: ‘Syngenta wants to be challenged’

Science
Erik Fyrwald, boss of the agrochemical and seed company Syngenta, asked Louise…

Why do/don’t farmers invest in water management?

Science
Governments and water boards want farmers and market gardeners to contribute to…

Wageningen project in Ethiopia receives prize for agriculture and food

Science
The Wageningen project ‘Innovation Mapping for Food Security’ (IM4FS) has won the…
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Between saving the world and wanting to be a rock star

Column
Why are natural sciences so focused on data and numbers, and is…