Scientist - Crop-livestock modeling, Sustainable livestock futures
Van Wijk is senior scientist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), currently based at CATIE, Costa Rica. He has 15 years of experience working on both fundamental and applied research in agro-ecosystems across the world. His research focuses on interactions between (agro)ecosystems and the environment and combines empirical and theoretical analyses, and this work was executed in many multi-partner projects. He has previously done household level analyses work for the Livestock and Fish, Climate Change and Food Security and HumidTropics CRPs.