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Wageningen Economic Research

F&BKP partner Wageningen Economic Research
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Wageningen Economic Research and the F&BKP

Wageningen Economic Research (formerly LEI Wageningen UR) is represented in the F&BKP Steering Committee and has been involved in various studies funded through the Knowledge Management Facility of the Platform.

About Wageningen Economic Research

The global challenges related to the availability of sufficient healthy food and a healthy living environment and lifestyle demand new knowledge with impact, as well as social and technological innovation that actually works. Innovation that is focused on the balance between the earth’s capacity and human actions; innovation based on (socio)economic and technological expertise. Wageningen Economic Research has been an expert in this playing field for over 75 years, and is known as a knowledge institute that provides insight into the capacity of our planet on the one hand, and human actions on the other.

For more information, visit the Wageningen Economic Research website.

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