Healthy Rural Living
The demand for food is increasing worldwide, but there is less and less farmland. The current method of producing food also contributes to the emission of greenhouse gases and other harmful substances. Moreover, more and more people are suffering from lifestyle diseases due to unhealthy eating. How do you stimulate new forms of agriculture, increase awareness among people about healthy food and give an impulse to the development of new knowledge?
- Livestock Farming and Neighbouring Residents’ Health (VGO)
In the Netherlands, there is an ongoing debate regarding environmental health risks of exposures from livestock farming, in particular from swine and poultry farms. The overall objective of the VGO study is to investigate whether environmental exposure to livestock farm emissions in the Netherlands poses a health risk among neighbouring residents.
Duration: till end of 2022
Contact: Lidwien Smit