Henk Wolfert is involved in developing the research program of AMS Institute. He has been working mainly on the AMS Vital City research theme, which addresses the issues of urban climate resilience, metropolitan food systems and healthy urban living.

Henk is responsible for the research program of the Flevo Campus, which focuses on a transition into more regionally oriented urban food systems. Henk is responsible for its scientific program The Feeding City, which focuses on a transition into more regionally oriented urban food systems.

At Wageningen UR, he is the coordinator of the Wageningen Research program System Earth Management and a member of the team of coordinators of the Partnership for European Environmental Research (PEER).

His main interest is strategic and applied research and setting up living labs with both public and private partners.

“It is a nice challenge to connect urban issues and stakeholders to scientific expertise and researchers so that society will truly benefit from joint research projects”

Henk Wolfert

Program Manager Research & Valorization

Event

Floriade Dialogues Summit

Metropolitan Food Systems

28 March 2019 | 09.00 - 18.00

A summit on green and healthy food cities for all.

Event

Sensoring Bridges and Quay Walls

Climate Resilient Cities

Together with the City of Amsterdam’s program organization 'Bridges and Quay Walls', we will host a knowledge exchange meeting on Monitoring & Sensoring on October 14th.

News

Floriade Dialogue Summit Wrap-up

Metropolitan Food Systems

How do we build green cities with healthy food for all? This question brought people from all over the world together at the Floriade Dialogues Summit on March 28th in Almere. An inspirational day full of talks and discussions about the future of food.

News

Floriade Dialogue Summit Wrap-up

Metropolitan Food Systems

How do we build green cities with healthy food for all? This question brought people from all over the world together at the Floriade Dialogues Summit on March 28th in Almere. An inspirational day full of talks and discussions about the future of food.

Project

Flevo Campus

Metropolitan Food Systems

Flevo Campus works on rethinking the urban food system for Almere and how this can lead to a better living environment in growing cities, with more healthy citizens.

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

Design the City: Food and Energy

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 14th | 20:00 - 22:30

How can scientists, entrepreneurs, policy makers, citizens and creatives best work on solutions for urban issues together? How can we create a healthy city with happy people?

Event

Design the City: Food and Energy

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 14th | 20:00 - 22:30

How can scientists, entrepreneurs, policy makers, citizens and creatives best work on solutions for urban issues together? How can we create a healthy city with happy people?

Project

Eat your city

Metropolitan Food Systems

Three areas in Almere were sampled to explore if naturally growing products can feed people. Research answered whether online libraries listing the occurrences of animals and plants were reliable and how citizens may contribute to local food systems.

Event

Floriade Dialogues Summit

Metropolitan Food Systems

28 March 2019 | 09.00 - 18.00

A summit on green and healthy food cities for all.

Event

Floriade Dialogues Summit

Metropolitan Food Systems

28 March 2019 | 09.00 - 18.00

A summit on green and healthy food cities for all.

Event

Sensoring Bridges and Quay Walls

Climate Resilient Cities

Together with the City of Amsterdam’s program organization 'Bridges and Quay Walls', we will host a knowledge exchange meeting on Monitoring & Sensoring on October 14th.

Event

Sensoring Bridges and Quay Walls

Climate Resilient Cities

Together with the City of Amsterdam’s program organization 'Bridges and Quay Walls', we will host a knowledge exchange meeting on Monitoring & Sensoring on October 14th.

Event

Sensoring Bridges and Quay Walls

Climate Resilient Cities

Together with the City of Amsterdam’s program organization 'Bridges and Quay Walls', we will host a knowledge exchange meeting on Monitoring & Sensoring on October 14th.

Event

Sensoring Bridges and Quay Walls

Climate Resilient Cities

Together with the City of Amsterdam’s program organization 'Bridges and Quay Walls', we will host a knowledge exchange meeting on Monitoring & Sensoring on October 14th.

News

Floriade Dialogue Summit Wrap-up

Metropolitan Food Systems

How do we build green cities with healthy food for all? This question brought people from all over the world together at the Floriade Dialogues Summit on March 28th in Almere. An inspirational day full of talks and discussions about the future of food.

Project

Flevo Campus

Metropolitan Food Systems

Flevo Campus works on rethinking the urban food system for Almere and how this can lead to a better living environment in growing cities, with more healthy citizens.

News

Floriade Dialogue Summit Wrap-up

Metropolitan Food Systems

How do we build green cities with healthy food for all? This question brought people from all over the world together at the Floriade Dialogues Summit on March 28th in Almere. An inspirational day full of talks and discussions about the future of food.

Project

Flevo Campus

Metropolitan Food Systems

Flevo Campus works on rethinking the urban food system for Almere and how this can lead to a better living environment in growing cities, with more healthy citizens.

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

Design the City: Food and Energy

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 14th | 20:00 - 22:30

How can scientists, entrepreneurs, policy makers, citizens and creatives best work on solutions for urban issues together? How can we create a healthy city with happy people?

Event

Design the City: Food and Energy

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 14th | 20:00 - 22:30

How can scientists, entrepreneurs, policy makers, citizens and creatives best work on solutions for urban issues together? How can we create a healthy city with happy people?

Project

Eat your city

Metropolitan Food Systems

Three areas in Almere were sampled to explore if naturally growing products can feed people. Research answered whether online libraries listing the occurrences of animals and plants were reliable and how citizens may contribute to local food systems.

Project

Eat your city

Metropolitan Food Systems

Three areas in Almere were sampled to explore if naturally growing products can feed people. Research answered whether online libraries listing the occurrences of animals and plants were reliable and how citizens may contribute to local food systems.