Cluster Animals in Future Food Systems and Society
A world where animals are kept in harmony with society’s norms and values, where future food systems are fully embedded in and accepted by society and where a balance between economic viability and care for the planet and animals is the norm.
We develop knowledge for the transition towards a sustainable role of animals in future food systems and society, implying that animals provide services to society while respecting their welfare and the planet.
Investigate the potential of animals to sustainably utilise biomass unsuitable for direct human consumption, into valuable food, manure and other services
Development of resilient animals in environments that support future animal and societal needs regarding animal health and welfare
Integration of biophysical and environmental knowledge to analyze and design sustainable animal production systems at farm, chain and food system level