Martin Scholten

Biography

Dr. Martin.C.Th. Scholten (57), biologist, is director of the Animal Sciences Group Wageningen UR and works for Wageningen UR since 2002. Graduated cum laude in 1984 at the Free University Amsterdam (VU) and earned his PhD in 2004. He introduced the principles “Feeding the world within the capacity of planet earth” and “Livestock Farming with Care”. Past president of the European livestock innovation platform Animal Task Force (ATF); co-chairman of the Livestock Research Group of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases; chairman of the Dutch Dairy Campus Board and member of the supervisory board of Sino-Dutch Development Center.


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