Plenary 1 - Sustainability
Tuesday 19 April 09:00 - 09:15
Meeting the Sustainability Challenge - 2050
Prof. Dr. Leo den Hartog is Director of Trouw Nutrition R&D, a Nutreco company, and part-time professor in ‘Sustainable animal nutrition in production chains’ at Wageningen University. He graduated in Animal Sciences at Wageningen University, in 1978, where he also obtained his Ph.D. in 1984 on the relation between nutrition and fertility in gilts and sows. His broad experience in animal production is reflected in over 450 scientific and applied articles and 7 books as author or co-author. He gave more than 600 lectures in over 35 different countries for e.g. scientists, advisors and farmers. He was 5 times chairman of Dutch trade missions of the ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality to China, Taiwan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and South Africa.