Zoek medewerkers/organisaties prof.dr. KE Giller
Naam
Naamprof.dr. KE Giller
RoepnaamKen
Emailken.giller@wur.nl

Werk
OmschrijvingHoogleraar
OrganisatieDepartement Plantenwetenschappen
OrganisatieeenheidPlantaardige Productiesystemen
Telefoon+31 317 485 818
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Telefoon secretariaat+31 317 482 141
Telefoon 2+31 317 482 141
Fax+31 317 484 892
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BezoekadresBornsesteeg 48
6708PE, WAGENINGEN
Gebouw/Kamer109/1026
PostadresPostbus 430
6700AK, WAGENINGEN
Bodenummer71
Nevenwerkzaamheden
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee - African Plant Nutrition Institute
    jul 2020 - Nu

    Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the African Plant Nutrition Institute, Benguerir, Morocco (https://www.apni.net/scientific-advisory-commitee/)|

  • Member of the Sustainable Sourcing Advisory Board, Unilever - Unilever
    feb 2012 - Nu

    Member of the Sustainable Sourcing Advisory Board, Unilever


Biografie

Ken Giller is Professor Plant Production Systems, within WaCASA (the Wageningen Centre for Agroecology and Systems Analysis - http://www.wacasa.wur.nl) at Wageningen University. Ken’s research has focused on smallholder farming systems in sub-Saharan Africa, and in particular problems of soil fertility and the role of nitrogen fixation in tropical legumes, with emphasis on the temporal and spatial dynamics of resources within crop/livestock farming systems and their interactions. He is author of the standard text “Nitrogen Fixation in Tropical Cropping Systems” published in second edition in 2001. He leads a number of initiatives such as N2Africa (Putting Nitrogen Fixation to Work for Smallholder Farmers in Africa - http://www.n2africa.org/), and is co-chair of the Thematic Network 7 on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) of the United Nations  Ken joined Wageningen University in 2001 after holding professorships at Wye College, University of London, and the University of Zimbabwe. 

SDG Action Blog - Tackling Poverty and Hunger within Planetary Boundaries: http://sdg-action.org/tackling-poverty-and-hunger-within-planetary-boundaries/ 

Interview with Ken Giller - “A golden age is dawning for agronomy” - Article by Joost van Kasteren published in Vork - English translation available here

October 2021, Podcast: Let's talk about Regenerative Agriculture:  https://marcusoldham.vic.edu.au/csa/publications/marcus-oldham-agtalk-podcast

May 2021, TABLE and LEAP facilitated a dialogue between Ken Giller (Wageningen University) and Yichao Rui (Rodale Institute) on the topic of Regenerative Agriculture. We asked: why is it taking the world by storm and what are the broader implications for farmers and food systems?https://www.tabledebates.org/research-library/regenerative-agriculture-dialogue

 


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  Ken Giller op Linkedin
  Ken Giller op Twitter

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Onderwijs
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  • FEM-32306 - Agroforestry
  • FTE-50806 - Conservation Agriculture
  • PPS-30806 - Analysing Sustainability of Farming Systems
  • PPS-50403 - Capita Selecta Plant Production Systems
  • PPS-50806 - Capita Selecta Plant Production Systems
  • PPS-51802 - Sustainable Food Security: Crop Production
  • YPS-82318 - BSc Thesis Plant Sciences
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