Hi, I’m Petra Thobe, senior researcher and agricultural economist at Thünen Institute of Farm Economics in Braunschweig, Germany. I´m leading the Poultry Research Unit focusing on impacts of animal welfare measures for laying hens, broilers and turkeys on the farm´s profitability and viability. Besides I am involved in statements for the Federal Ministry of Food […]
I am a senior agronomist specialized in organic agriculture, landscape planning and rural development and I participate in PPILOW as AIAB. My topic deals with co-creation of innovation based on participatory approach. In PPILOW, I am involved to ensure support to co-creation of welfare-improving strategies by setting up and facilitating actors interaction and exchange at […]
Ninfa Rangel Pedersen presents her activities at FERMENTATIONEXPERTS as Head of the R&D, and her role in PPILOW project!
I am a senior researcher at INRAE, the French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment and the co-director of the team “Egg defenses, valorization, Evolution (DOVE)” located in the Avian Biology and Poultry Science Unit (BOA). My research topics deal with the characterization of the functions of extra-embryonic annexes during embryonic development. I […]
A new article from the first PPILOW results dealing with the chicken exploratory behavior on the free-range is now available! Enjoy your reading here.
Hi, I am Helen Mara Pluschke and I enjoy working with and around chicken. As a member of the poultry research team at the Thünen Institute for Organic Farming in Germany, my job is to gather data on the PPILOW dual-purpose genotypes under organic rearing conditions (PPILOW Project Task 5). We then use the data […]
Cesare Castellini is Associate professor at the Department of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences of the University of Perugia. His main scientific activities are in the rabbit and poultry sector with particular attention to the extensive and organic rearing system. The main research activity of Cesare Castellini within PPILOW is the study of extensive and […]
Hi, I’m Sophie Herremans from Wallonia, Belgium. I’ve been working at the Walloon Agricultural Research Centre as a researcher for 5 years. In 2019, I completed a PhD thesis on dairy cows feed efficiency. Currently, I conduct research on sheep grazing cover crops and the impact of this practice on nitrate leaching, weeds and yields […]
My background is agroecology and specifically farming systems including animal husbandry. I am a Phd student at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and I collaborate with AIAB (the Italian Association for Organic Agriculture) within the PPILOW project with the task of coordinating the involvement of National Practitioners Groups in Europe and managing the Italian group on pigs. […]
Prof. Vasile Cozma, DVM, PhD. Full member – Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, Romania; Professor, Department of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (USAMV), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, PhD Coordinator in Parasitology; Vice-president – European Federation of Parasitologists; Awarded by the Romanian Academy (2010, 2016) and by […]