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Nameprof.dr.ir. MK van Ittersum
FirstnameMartin
Emailmartin.vanittersum@wur.nl

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DescriptionProfessor
OrganizationDepartment of Plant Sciences
Organization UnitPlant Production Systems
Phone+31 317 482 382
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Secretarial phone+31 317 482 141
Phone 2+31 317 482 141
Fax+31 317 484 892
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Visiting addressBornsesteeg 48
6708PE, WAGENINGEN
Building/Room109/1025
Postal addressPostbus 430
6700AK, WAGENINGEN
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Ancillary activities
  • Raad van Advies esproject over geïntegreerd teeltadvies - Publieke zaken (http://www.publiekezaken.eu)
    Jan 2021 - Jan 2024

    Lid van RvA van het project opgezet door Agrifirm, Van Iperen, CZAV om tot een halvering van het gebruik van gewasbeschermingsmiddelen in de akkerbouw te komen. RvA vergadert 4x per jaar. De tijd wordt vergoed.

  • Lid Commissie Deskundigen Meststoffenwet (CDM) - Ministerie van LNV
    Aug 2018 - Aug 2022

    Voor het onderhoud en de aanpassing van de Meststoffenwet laat het ministerie van LNV zich adviseren door de Commissie van Deskundigen Meststoffenwet (CDM). De CDM is op verzoek van het ministerie van LNV in het najaar van 2003 ingesteld.||De CDM is een onafhankelijke wetenschappelijke commissie en bestaat uit acht leden. Daarnaast is er een adviseur van het Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving (PBL).


Biography

Martin van Ittersum holds a PhD in Agricultural and Environmental Science from Wageningen University. He is a professor at the Plant Production Systems group of the same university. His research and teaching focus on research concepts and methods for the analysis, design and integrated assessment of agricultural systems from field to farm, regional and global level. He has led and is leading a large number of (inter)national projects dealing with global food availability, integrated assessment of agricultural systems, yield gap analysis, phosphorus scarcity, climate change and circular food systems. Martin is currently leading the Global Yield Gap Atlas project (www.yieldgap.org) to map the scope for increasing agricultural production on current agricultural land. In 2013 he was the co-chair of the 1st International Conference on Global Food Security and he is co-chair of the 4th edition of this conference to be held in Montpellier in 2020. In 2015 and 2016 he was the interim chair of the Farming Systems Ecology group at Wageningen University. He has authored ca. 175 papers in international scientific journals and supervised many MSc and PhD students from all continents.


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  • APS-50803 - Sustainable Food Security: The value of systems thinking
  • CSA-10806 - Introduction Quantitative Agroecology
  • CSA-34806 - Advanced Agronomy
  • PPS-30306 - Quantitative Analysis of Land Use Systems (QUALUS)
  • PPS-50806 - Capita Selecta Plant Production Systems
  • YPS-82318 - BSc Thesis Plant Sciences
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