What is the Neys-van Hoogstraten Foundation?

The Neys-van Hoogstraten Foundation was founded in 1989 by the late Dr Karel Neys in honour of his parents. Dr Neys was born on February 17, 1920 in Klaten, Indonesia. Most of his life Dr Neys worked in the field of development cooperation for the United Nations. In his last will he bequeathed his fortune to the Foundation. He passed away on March 3, 1992.

Objectives of the Neys-van Hoogstraten Foundation

The main objective of the Neys-van Hoogstraten Foundation is to strengthen and stimulate socio-economic research in the field of household budgets, family nutrition, and food and nutrition security in Indonesia and other (Southeast) Asian countries. All research should take gender aspects into account.

By providing financial support for research in these fields, the Neys-van Hoogstraten Foundation aims to contribute towards enhancing the quality and quantity of research on the topics listed above. Research results should be published. NHF’s financial support is available via the Foundation’s collaboration with Wageningen University and Research, with the Royal Tropical Institute in the Netherlands and Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB) in Indonesia.

The Board

The members of the Board are:

Ir. N.M. Leemhuis – de Regt


Ir. Annoek van den Wijngaart


Drs. IJ. Dijkstra



The Neys-van Hoogstraten Foundation can be contacted through its External Secretariat, please contact Ms. Emma Ross:

Neys-van Hoogstraten Foundation
Postbus 18809
2502 EV The Hague
The Netherlands

E-mail : info@neys-vanhoogstraten.nl