dr.ir. ID (Inge) Brouwer

dr.ir. ID (Inge) Brouwer

Associate Professor

Inge D. Brouwer (Ph.D.) is Associate Professor at the Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University. Her research focuses on improvement of dietary quality of (young) women and children, in low and middle income countries through agricultural or food systems approaches, with special emphasis on micronutrient deficiencies. Dr. Brouwer has acquired many research funds, from national funding programmes, from EU FP6 and FP7 Framework Programmes as well as from food industries,. She coordinated a large FP7 research programme INSTAPA focusing at improvement of nutrition through enhancing staple crops (sorghum, millet, maize and cassava) in Africa through biofortification, fortification and post-harvest processing involving over 40 scientists from European and African countries. She supervised research programmes of more than 20 international PhD fellows in Africa and Asia. At the moment she is leader of the A4NH Flagship Food Systems for Healthier Diets research programme in collaboration with the CGIAR research institutes.