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Report stakeholder workshop micronutrient management
May 26, 2016Event report
Report stakeholder workshop micronutrient management
By: F&BKP Office

The report on the stakeholder workshop “Micronutrient management for improving harvests, farmers’ incomes, human nutrition, and the environment” is now available. The workshop was held on April 5, 2016, in Utrecht, the Netherlands. »

Awarded Integrated Projects in third Call Global Challenges Programme
May 20, 2016News
Awarded Integrated Projects in third Call Global Challenges Programme
By: F&BKP Office

Five Integrated Projects have been awarded grants within the third Call of the Food & Business Global Challenges Programme (GCP). The theme of the Call, which was developed by the F&BKP, is “Transformation of food systems with a focus on sustainability and urbanization”. »

From food security towards a resilient society
May 19, 2016Discussion paper
From food security towards a resilient society
By: Le Chen

The discussion paper “From food security towards a resilient society” aims to provide an overview on linkages between food security and stability and to look for evidence that supports the assumption that food security interventions contribute to stability. The conclusion of this article is that there exists a significant research gap in providing empirical evidence »

Food and Nutrition Security Exchange days 2016
May 9, 2016Event report
Food and Nutrition Security Exchange days 2016
By: F&BKP Office

Work more in alignment with Dutch partner countries, make better use of opportunities to link aid, trade and investment, and put into practice the policy of “no one should be left behind”. These are some of the conclusions of the Food and Nutrition Security Exchange days 2016. »

From the main Themes
Winning NWO student battle project The SunBarter has started
May 26, 2016News
Winning NWO student battle project The SunBarter has started
By: F&BKP Office Theme: Food Wastage

In October 2014, the the innovative solution “Back to the basics: establishing a trade by barter food network with dried fruits and vegetables in Nigeria” won WOTRO’s Battle of Ideas. The SunBarter project team has now successfully finalized their first pilot phase in Kaduna State, Nigeria. »

Launch of the Food Connection Challenge
May 24, 2016News
Launch of the Food Connection Challenge
By: F&BKP Office Theme: Food Wastage

Crosswise Works and BoP Innovation Center initiated a business-student challenge that focuses on fit-to-purpose solutions for postharvest food losses in Ghana. The Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) has awarded a grant to organize this Food Connection Challenge. »

Launch online course
May 17, 2016News
Launch online course “Introduction to Inclusive Business”
By: F&BKP Office Theme: Inclusive Business

The Food & Business Knowledge Platform has supported the development of the online course “Introduction to Inclusive Business”. The course is aligned to a number of existing activities done by MDF Training & Consultancy, Wageningen UR/CDI and the Inclusive Business Accelerator consortium. After the launch on June 6, 2016, the course will continuously be available on the IBA.ventures »

Explorations 03: A portfolio scan of the Facility for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security
April 14, 2016News
Explorations 03: A portfolio scan of the Facility for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security
By: F&BKP Office Theme: Partnerships

In March 2016, PPPLab published a new working document “Explorations 03” which presents an initial analysis of the portfolio of projects approved under the first call of the Facility for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security (FDOV). It seeks to get to grips with the basic “change logic” of these projects from a PPP perspective. »

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Upcoming events
23
May
E-course Food and Nutrition Security
Monday 23 May 2016
until Friday 24 June 2016
All day event

An e-course on Food and Nutrition Security, for policy officers at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, other ministries, NGOs, partner organizations and for professionals working in the field of Food and Nutrition Security or International Cooperation. »

30
May
Congress: Sustainability of Territories in the Context of Global Changes
Monday 30 May 2016
until Tuesday 31 May 2016
All day event

The 1st Moroccan Regional Science Association (AMRS) Congress and 23rd Portuguese Association for Regional Development (APDR) Congress will be held at Marrakech, Morocco, from May 30 to 31, 2016. Theme of the »

30
May
Kosmos Research Workshop 2016
Monday 30 May 2016
until Tuesday 31 May 2016
All day event

The Kosmos Workshop “Emergency Agriculture and Food Security” will bring together leading Berlin-based, German and international researchers working on various related aspects of this emerging field. »

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