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Strijker, Prof. Dirk

Dirk Strijker
Dirk Strijker


Agriculture, rural development, agriculture economics and policy

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Dirk Strijker (1953) is professor by special appointment in Rural Development at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences. He studied Economics in Groningen and was awarded a PhD in 2000 by the University of Amsterdam for a study of regional differences in European agriculture.

Strijker is an expert in the field of rural development and European agricultural policy. He has been the Mansholt Professor of Rural Development since 2005. This chair was endowed by the Faculty of Spatial Sciences at the request of the Stichting voor Hoger Landbouwonderwijs (Foundation for Higher Agricultural Education). Strijker publishes on the economic aspects of agriculture and agriculture economics and policy, among other things. He writes not only for other scientists, but also for the general public as a columnist for the Dagblad van het Noorden (until 2009) and De Boerderij (since 2010).


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