Institutes and persons involved in the HEALTHY POULTRY project

Partner 1
Wageningen University

Full name
Business Economics Chair, special chair for Economics of Animal Health and Food Safety, Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University

Hollandseweg 1,

6706 KN Wageningen

The Netherlands

Website institute

Persons involved: H.W. Saatkamp,
Tel: +31 (0)317 48 2232,
Fax: +31 (0)317 48 2745,
Task: Project coordinator, coordinator Task C
More information
N. Longworth MSc,
First name: Natasha,
Task: Researcher on WP10 (PhD Project), R.B.M. Huirne,
First name: Ruud,
Tel: +31 (0)320 293250
Fax: +31 (0)317 48 2745,
Task: Leader of the special chair for Economics
of Animal Health and Food Safety,
More information P.L. Geenen,
First name: Petra
Task: Researcher on WP8 (Postdoc)


















Description of the institute
P1 is a leading institute in the field of Animal Health Economics (AHE), and has over 20 years experience in research and education in AHE, including risk analysis. During this period, an extensive list of several hundred scientific publications and more than 20 PhD theses were produced, covering the entire field of AHE. The specific skills of P1 include epidemiological-economic modeling of animal diseases and risk analysis for decision support. R.B.M. Huirne is a well-recognized expert in the field of decision making on animal diseases, and is regularly consulted by the EU (advisory committees), the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, farmers organizations and the agri-industry. During the last five years, the chair was involved in decision support research and evaluation on FMD and CSF. H.W. Saatkamp has a 15 years research experience in the field of animal sciences and AHE. He participated in various research projects as a researcher and coordinator. Moreover, he was involved in several advisory committees on issues related to contagious livestock disease prevention and control. N. Longworth is MSc in agricultural economics with emphasis on micro-economics and economic welfare analysis.