Aim of the stakeholders group is to enhance the quality and relevance of the exposure study.

All stakeholders are represented in the group and help brainstorm along with the research. Parties with relevant and demonstrable interests and representation are participating in the stakeholders group. This includes residents, the agricultural sector, the agrochemical industry and environmental organizations. The criteria for participation were set in advance.

Members of the stakeholders group

Please direct questions regarding the stakeholders group to the research coordinator via email

The following parties are participating:

  • Dutch Federation of Agriculture and Horticulture (LTO Nederland)
  • Foundation of concerned residents nearby bulb cultivation (Stichting Bollenboos)
  • The Nature and Environment Federations (De Natuur- en Milieufederaties)
  • Association of Community Health Services ( GGD Gemeentelijke/gewestelijke gezondheidsdienst (Gemeentelijke/gewestelijke gezondheidsdienst) Nederland) and Regional Medical Emergency Preparedness and Planning ( GHOR Geneeskundige Hulpverleningsorganisatie in de Regio (Geneeskundige Hulpverleningsorganisatie in de Regio)-offices)
  • Dutch Crop Protection Association (NEFYTO)
  • Human Environment (Leefmilieu)
  • Municipality of Schagen (Gemeente Schagen)
  • Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA)
  • Dutch Fruit Growers Association (NFO)
  • Residents Group Bloemberg (Bewonersgroep Bloemberg)
  • Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association (KAVB)

The stakeholders group is represented by an independent chair. The general secretariat is accomodated by  RIVM Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu).