The Neys - van Hoogstraten Fund promotes socioeconomic research with a gender lens on food security of households and nutritional security of vulnerable groups in a number of countries in Southeast Asia and South Asia.
Thanks to the Neys - van Hoogstraten Fund, MSc and PhD students and postdocs can receive support for costs related to their research. Preference is given to interdisciplinary research and research involving a research institute in the region. A gender lens must be applied in every research project.
Please note: the fund only supports projects and people associated with WUR and is not open to donations from third parties.
The board of trustees of the fund consists of:
- Prof.dr.ir. Edith Feskens, Professor Global Nutrition
- Prof.dr.ir. Erwin Bulte, Professor of Development Economics
- Prof.dr.ir. Han Wiskerke, Professor of Rural Sociology
Eligible target countries are:
- The Philippines
- Sri Lanka