Louise Fresco
President, Wageningen University

Louise O Fresco is President of Wageningen University and Research Centre in The Netherlands. She was formerly Assistant Director-General of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. Her latest book is Hamburgers in Paradise (2015).

Written by Louise Fresco

At the farmers market. Photo by Yuki Murata/Getty

Ecology and environmental sciences
Splat goes the theory

Local and organic is a romantic myth – the future of sustainable agriculture is all about smart technology and scaling up

Louise O Fresco