WIAS Symposium "Nutrient flows in global livestock production"

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

Fri 17 May 2019

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


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 ( 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.