Chair in Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy
Prof. Dr. Justus Wesseler holds the chair in Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy at Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands. He has a degree in agricultural, environmental and natural resource economics from the University of Göttingen, Germany. His research work is on bioeconomy economics and policies. The major focus
is on the contribution of value chains to improve sustainability and the impact of new technologies and regulations on the value chain in this respect. He has been involved in a number of small and large scale international research projects as team member and/ or coordinator and is the coordinator of the EU funded project Monitoring the Bioeconomy (BioMonitor). He has served on several national and international expert committees and is the president elect of the International Consortium of Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR).