The core business of the Wageningen MFC team is food security and food provisioning in an innovative way and spatial arrangement needed.
Our project results are offered in different forms: master planning on Agroparks and Metropolitan Food Clusters, national or regional planning regarding agri-food development and rural transformation, strategic advice, and research.
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Planning and design of Agroparks as spatial clusters in metropolitan areas have been designed in North-western Europe, South-East Asia, China, India, SE Asia, Mexico and Africa. These are spatial clusters of Agro production and processing that integrate high productive plant- and protein production within the framework of industrial ecology. A number of these designs are operational or are being implemented:
(Pre) Feasibility studies and/or Conceptual Master Plan for implementation of metropolitan food clusters and/or Agroparks in:
Elaboration of the innovations of Metropolitan Food Clusters in the perspective of adaptation to and mitigation of Climate Change consist of research projects, and Government Institute for Forest and Landscape Research.