Thesis subject

Anticipating innovations to make agricultural production more sustainable

How are innovations anticipated by diverse groups to make agricultural production systems more sustainable?

In the news many questions arise about Nitrogen and other emissions from agricultural production systems in the Netherlands. This thesis will contribute to improving our understanding of the anticipations of the future of diverse groups about the necessity and ways to make agricultural production systems more sustainable in the future.

Type of research

Desk research, interviews and/or observations with diverse actors, possibly focus group discussions

Type of student

Background in both social and natural sciences is helpful. Broad interest in governance, responsible research and innovation, and in agriculture.