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Written by Erik van den Elsen   

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Erosion and Soil & Water Conservation Group

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ESW-WU

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Research of the Erosion and Soil & Water Conservation Group of Wageningen University (ESW-WU) focuses on physical and socio-economic processes that cause land degradation, and the design of technology that conserves soil and water  and tailor it to the local socio-economic conditions.  We mostly operate in interdisciplinary groups in developing countries, but are active in Europe, the USA, Australie and elswhere also. ESW-WU has at its diposal laboratory facilities, field monitoring devices, an experimental field in The Netherlands and research facilities in several tropical countries. Research is undertaken on scales ranging from the plot, field, farm, village to the watershed. ESW-WU is the leading partner in several interdisciplinary projects on soil & water conservation and has formal cooperation agreements with many EU and DC partners. Through collaborative research ESW-WU participates in NUFFIC/NPT- programmes in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda and collaborates with CGIAR-centres such as ICRISAT, ICRAF and CIP

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www.esw.wur.nl

Address

Erosion and Soil & Water Conservation Group
P.O. Box 47
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6700 AA Wageningen
Netherlands

Fax: +31 317 486103

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Prof. Leo Stroosnijder

Tel: +31 317 482446

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Head of ESW-WU. Supervising 15 international PhD-students. Coordinating several international research projects. Fields of expertise: soil and water conservation, system analysis , agronomic modeling, land use planning and policy

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Ms. Dr. Monique Slegers

Tel: +31 317 486131

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Social scientist. Fields of expertise: adoption of soil & water conservation measures, policies and impact assessment

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Ms. Dr. Saskia Faye-Visser

Tel: +31 317 484583
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Physical geographer. Fields of expertise: assessment of erosion & design of soil & water conservation. Modeling in an GIS environment.

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