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Highlights from Learning Platform on investments in Tanzania
June 27, 2017Expert opinion
Highlights from Learning Platform on investments in Tanzania
By: Gemma Betsema Theme: Land Governance

On April 27 and 28, 2017, a first multi-stakeholder Learning Platform on Land Governance and Food Security was organized in Ifakara, Tanzania. The Learning Platform creates space for dialogue and learning around land-based investments in agriculture and forestry in the Kilombero Valley in Tanzania. »

AgriProFocus Food Manifest
June 19, 2017News
AgriProFocus Food Manifest
By: F&BKP Office

“Together we can ensure that food and food security remain on the agenda of the next cabinet.” This is the main message of the manifest AgriProFocus has drafted to be handed to the negotiators of the new cabinet at the end of June. Until June 26, 2017, organizations can sign the manifest by sending an email to AgriProFocus. »

Report Stakeholder Engagement Training
June 13, 2017Knowledge activity
Report Stakeholder Engagement Training
By: F&BKP Office

NWO-WOTRO and the F&BKP organized a training for research projects of the Global Challenges Programme. The training focused on stakeholder engagement: how do you engage the wider circle of stakeholders in your research? A report of the training which took place on March 30, 2017, is now available online. »

Working Papers Agricultural Innovation Systems
June 8, 2017Study
Working Papers Agricultural Innovation Systems
By: F&BKP Office

The Royal Tropical Institute has published a series of Working Papers on Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS). Over the past several decades, myriad initiatives have experimented with AIS. Now it is time to reflect on what has been achieved. »

Food & Business Knowledge Platform - Highlights 2016
May 18, 2017News
Food & Business Knowledge Platform – Highlights 2016
By: F&BKP Office

The F&BKP has published its highlights of 2016. This third year was marked by several important achievements: interaction and dynamics within the Platform intensified; the requests for support to knowledge trajectories increased; more traffic was visible on the website; and approximately 60 research consortia are now up and running. »

Feeding an urbanizing world
May 8, 2017Knowledge activity
Feeding an urbanizing world
By: F&BKP Office Theme: Inclusive Business

Dutch agrofood companies are reflecting on the role they can play in the increasing worldwide demand for (fresh) food produce. To feed growing cities in a sustainable way, they need to speed up the pace of innovation, share knowledge and position themselves better. These were some of the conclusions of the “Feeding Cities” meeting, held on April 18, 2017. »

Fit-to-Purpose strategies by Dutch agrofood companies
May 5, 2017Study
Fit-to-Purpose strategies by Dutch agrofood companies
By: F&BKP Office Theme: Inclusive Business

Mid 2015, Pure Birds and the Postharvest Network, supported by the F&BKP, started a programme around Fit-to-Purpose strategies of Dutch agrofood companies. Two events were organized and as a follow-up a position paper and three factsheets on the Fit-to-Purpose strategies of DADTCO, Geerlofs and Growpact were published. »

“The Gold Standard: Exploring the added value of the Dutch knowledge platforms”
March 6, 2017News
“The Gold Standard: Exploring the added value of the Dutch knowledge platforms”
By: F&BKP Office

The five Dutch Knowledge Platforms are said to ‘have gold in their hands’. A recently launched learning review provides insight into the achievements and added value of the five Knowledge Platforms since their kick-off three years ago. »

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F&BKP newsletter 2017 #03

The May F&BKP newsletter, with the Platform's highlights of 2016, and various food & nutrition security related reports, knowledge activities, calls and events.

Upcoming events
28
Jun
Global Innovative Food-Agri Event
Wednesday 28 June 2017
until Thursday 29 June 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The first Global Innovative Food-Agri Event includes 4 dedicated conferences – 3D FoodPrinting Conference, Vertical Farming Conference, Healthy Nutrition Conference and Smart Farming Conference – and the Smart Food Farming Expo. »

28
Jun
Launch Report on the OECD/DAC Peer Review of the Netherlands
Wednesday 28 June 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On June 28, 2017 the ISS will host the debate on the occasion of the offical Launch of the Report on the OECD/DAC Peer Review of the Netherlands. During the event there will be 3 debates all of which relate to the report on the OECD/DAC Peer review report.  »

29
Jun
LANDac Annual Conference 2017
Thursday 29 June 2017
until Friday 30 June 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

LANDac’s Annual International Conference 2017 will look back over the decade since the land grab “hype” began, analysing the processes of transformations that have taken place in those locations where investments have been made . »

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F&BKP newsletter 2017 #03

The May F&BKP newsletter, with the Platform's highlights of 2016, and various food & nutrition security related reports, knowledge activities, calls and events.