Experts Urban agriculture

Applied Plant Research

Expertise

- Process management
- Stakeholder management
- Food strategies (foodmiles, footprint)
- Life cycles
- Agricultural production in urban areas
- Social cohesion
- Urban initiatives
- Farming systems
- Agricultural nature management
- Multifunctional agriculture
- Area certification

Alterra Team Planning for Urban regions

  • Peter Veer

Expertise

- Nature management by the agricultural sector
- Services for nature and water management
- Multifunctional agriculture
- Agriculture for nature
- Governance
- Planning

- Participatory spatial planning
- Urban green and outdoor recreation
- Relationship city-countryside
- Communication on spatial planning

Rural Sociology Group

Expertise

- Sociological and socio-political issues concerning urban agriculture
- Urban food policies and alternative food chains in an international perspective

Land use planning

Expertise

- Knowledge on successful projects and programs for urban agriculture in the USA and UK.
- Knowledge of spatial planning and agriculture in China (Nanking)
- Knowledge of spatial planning in the Netherlands
- Knowledge of planning for open spaces
- Knowledge of the metropolitan landscape

Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences

Expertise

- Nature and landscape
- Regional agriculture

Applied Plant Research

Expertise

- Urban vegetation
- Lane trees
- Tree and vegetation selection
- Use of plants and trees for a variety of functions: e.g. improvement of air quality, water absorption, etcetera
- Pests and diseases in urban vegetation
- Demands of the soil