Feeding the world
More food through more efficient photosynthesis
Increasing yields without increasing farmland is essential for the growing world population. One option is more efficient photosynthesis.
Accelerate towards better crops with CRISPR-Cas
CRISPR-Cas makes it possible to develop crops with a higher nutritional value and lower susceptibility to diseases faster.
Better seeds for more food in Africa
A structural improvement in the seed sector is needed to ensure sufficient food production for the growing world population. This will increase yields and enhance living circumstances.
The meat of the future
A plant-based steak or pork filet with the correct texture and flavour. In short, tasty meat substitutes that can contribute to a more sustainable food production.
A viable income for cocoa farmers
Many cocoa farmers live below the poverty threshold and, in some cases, are forced to have their children work on the plantations. Wageningen University & Research (WUR) experts study what steps are needed to achieve a decent income.