Both citizens and professionals give their opinion on the Dutch animal husbandry sector on a regular basis. Animal husbandry is an important sector, representing 5 per cent of the added value of the Dutch economy. The scale and intensity of the sector are often cause for debate, however. Wageningen UR works with the sector to solve problems, but especially focuses on offering new perspectives. Animal husbandry has a significant international dimension, which is also looked at within this theme.