Seminar

WIAS Symposium "Nutrient flows in global livestock production"

Organised by Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences (WIAS), Animal Production Systems
Date

Fri 17 May 2019

Venue Zodiac, building number 122
De Elst 1
122
6708 WD Wageningen
0317-483953
Room Zodiac room A0107

Program:

10:00 h            Introduction

Prof. dr Pierre Gerber, The World Bank, Washington D.C., United States of America, and Animal Production Systems group, Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands

10:10 h            Nitrogen use efficiency of the whole food chain

                        Prof. dr ir Jan Willem Erisman, VU University, the Netherlands

10:35 h            Evaluating nutrient balances as an agri-environmental indicator of N and P use efficiency in Irish agriculture

                        Dr David Wall, Agriculture and Food Development Authority (Teagasc), Ireland

11:00 h            Europe‚Äôs agri-food system and its consequences on environment and human health

                        Dr Adrian Leip, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Italy      

11:25 h            General discussion and closure

12:00 h            Lunch  

Registration: The symposium and lunch are free of charge. Registration for this symposium is required. Please send an email to Lia Verheijen (lia.verheijen@wur.nl) to register for this event before Tuesday the 14th of May, 2019.

PhD defence: All participants of the symposium are cordially invited to the PhD graduation ceremony of Aimable Uwizeye, which will start after the symposium at 13:30 h in the Aula of Wageningen University (building 362), Generaal Foulkesweg 1, 6703 BG, Wageningen, the Netherlands.