Dutch research on organic agriculture: approaches and characteristics

F.G. Wijnands, C.J. Koopmans, W. Sukkel, M. Hommes

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Abstract

Dutch research on organic agriculture began in the late 1970s. Key characteristics of this research were the systems approach and the strong participation of farmers and stakeholders. The ambitions for a fully sustainable organic agriculture as formulated by the Dutch organic sector set the research agenda
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch on organic agriculture in the Netherlands : organisation, methodology and results
EditorsW. Sukkel, M. Hommes
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen UR
Pages14-23
Number of pages120
ISBN (Print)9789085854036
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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Keywords

  • organic farming
  • research
  • research institutes
  • research coordination

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Wijnands, F. G., Koopmans, C. J., Sukkel, W., & Hommes, M. (2009). Dutch research on organic agriculture: approaches and characteristics. In W. Sukkel, & M. Hommes (Eds.), Research on organic agriculture in the Netherlands : organisation, methodology and results (pp. 14-23). Wageningen: Wageningen UR.