Gerrie van de Ven
Gerrie van de Ven holds a PhD in Agricultural and Environmental Science from Wageningen University. She is employed at the Plant Production Systems Group, led by prof. Ken Giller. She combines teaching and research with a focus on farming systems analysis and optimization of land use systems. Nutrient cycling, environmental impacts and the interaction between crops and livestock, both in the western world and in Africa, have her special attention. Her scientific work has built on the production ecological principles and modelling approach as taught in this mooc. She teaches both under-graduate and post-graduate students on this subject .
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