ir. WHM (Willy) Baltussen

ir. WHM (Willy) Baltussen

senior researcher agricultural supply chains and sustainability

Willy Baltussen is an agricultural economist working for over 35 years at Wageningen Economic Research. He has a wide knowledge of farm economics, livestock production, agricultural supply chains and their organization. In addition, he is an experienced project manager of large, complex multi-stakeholder projects. These include:

- True and Fair Pricing: a public-private cooperation project in the Netherlands (2019-2022);

- Margins in food supply chains for the Dutch Competition Authority in 2013-2014 and 2019-2022;

- Food price and margin monitoring” for Joint Research Centre in Sevilla 2017-2019;

- Sustainability of livestock systems for TEEB 2015-2017  and for livestock in Tanzanian 2018-2019.

- DG AGRI study on Mandatory origin labelling for pig, poultry and sheep and goat meat (AGR-2012-    EVAL-01) in 2013;

- DG AGRI study on Mandatory origin labelling for milk, milk used as an ingredient in dairy products, and    unprocessed meat other than beef, pig, poultry, and sheep and goat meat” (AGRI-2013-EVAL-         03) in 2014;

- Evaluation of Regulation (EC) No. 1/2005 on the protection of animals during transport and related  operations for DG SANCO in 2011;