Wageningen University and Research Centre (Wageningen-UR), the Netherlands

Alterra is the research institute for our green living environment. Alterra is part of Wageningen University & Research centre and offers a combination of practical and scientific research in a multitude of disciplines related to the green world around us and the sustainable use of our living environment: knowledge of water, nature, biodiversity, climate, landscape, forest, ecology, environment, soil, landscape and spatial planning, geo-information, remote sensing, flora and fauna, urban green, man and society etc. Alterra has internationally recognised expertise in evaluating the effects of pesticides. Alterra has been, and still, is a prominent institute for the scientific underpinning of the EU registration procedures over the last 20 years and has extensive experience in coordinating complex, multidisciplinary applied research projects in developing countries.