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Dutch Development Results 2016 in Perspective: Food and Nutrition Security highlights
September 21, 2017News
Dutch Development Results 2016 in Perspective: Food and Nutrition Security highlights
By: F&BKP Office

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published a website which presents the results that the Netherlands, together with national and international partners, has achieved in the field of inclusive sustainable development co-operation in 2016. This news item aims to update Food and Nutrition Security professionals on the recent results of the Dutch policy in this field. »

Nominate the Agrofood Broker of the Year!
September 14, 2017News
Nominate the Agrofood Broker of the Year!
By: F&BKP Office

Coming December the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) will award the Agrofood Broker of the Year Award to a professional in the field of Food and Nutrition Security (FNS), who has undertaken significant brokering activities in 2016/2017. From today, you can nominate someone who has been actively and enthusiastically connecting actors to align policy and/or practices »

Save the date Food & Business Research – Policy Dialogue
September 14, 2017News
Save the date Food & Business Research – Policy Dialogue
By: F&BKP Office

NWO-WOTRO and the F&BKP, in close cooperation with the Dutch Ministries of Foreign and Economic Affairs are organizing a “Food & Business Research – Policy Dialogue Conference” (working title), on December 1, 2017 in The Hague, the Netherlands. »

SES4Food: First follow-up meeting social entrepreneurship for food security mapping
September 4, 2017Knowledge activity
SES4Food: First follow-up meeting social entrepreneurship for food security mapping
By: F&BKP Office

The SES4Food initiative aims at increasing the potential of social entrepreneurship for food security in developing countries, to strengthen their ecosystem and make them flourish in increasing food security. During a first meet-up, a group of engaged Dutch professionals came up with concrete advice on how to jointly take this initiative a step further. »

Research call “Enabling and Scaling Genetic Improvement and Propagation Materials”
August 31, 2017News
Research call “Enabling and Scaling Genetic Improvement and Propagation Materials”
By: F&BKP Office

In October, a consultation meeting will be organized to advise and inform an upcoming research call “Enabling and Scaling Genetic Improvement and Propagation Materials” in the context of the NL-CGIAR strategic partnership. »

Reaching Food & Nutrition results requires both grease & glue
August 16, 2017Expert opinion
Reaching Food & Nutrition results requires both grease & glue
By: Herman Brouwer

Dutch embassies need help to deliver Food & Nutrition Security results. Wageningen CDI hosted the Embassy Support Programme on FNS (ESP) for seven years and conducted a Learning Review to take stock of the experience and to identify lessons for the Ministries and a broader range of stakeholders represented by the F&BKP. »

Agribusiness-based advisory services: a collaborative learning trajectory
August 15, 2017Knowledge activity
Agribusiness-based advisory services: a collaborative learning trajectory
By: F&BKP Office

Small-scale farmers in developing countries can profit substantially from advisory service delivery by agri-food companies. Agribusinesses are invited to join a collaborative learning trajectory to improve their private models for advisory services. This trajectory is a joint initiative of KIT, DADTCO, Moyee Coffee and Agriterra, with the support of the F&BKP. »

Learning journey Kenya 2017
July 27, 2017Knowledge activity
Learning journey Kenya 2017
By: F&BKP Office

A group of Food Security Advisors and Agricultural Counsellors from 12 Dutch embassies across Africa, Asia and from the Netherlands visited Kenya from June 12 to 15, 2017. The highlights from the field visits and reflection sessions are available in a special edition of our newsletter and have been incorporated in an informative short video. »

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F&BKP newsletter September 2017

The F&BKP newsletter of September 2017: Agrofood Broker of the Year 2017 Award, reviews, studies, workshops, reports and events related to Food and Nutrition Security (FNS).

Upcoming events
4
Sep
Online Bootcamp on Building your Inclusive Agribusiness
Monday 4 September 2017
until Sunday 1 October 2017
All day event

The online bootcamp on building your inclusive agribusiness will take place in September 2017. 2SCALE will teach participants how partnerships and bottom-up innovations can help build a profitable and inclusive agribusiness. »

18
Sep
Climate Week NYC
Monday 18 September 2017
until Sunday 24 September 2017
All day event

Climate Week NYC is taking place between September 18-24 in New York City. It is one of the key summits in the international calendar and has been driving climate action forward since it was first launched by The Climate Group in 2009. »

25
Sep
Trade for Sustainable Development Forum
Monday 25 September 2017
until Wednesday 27 September 2017
All day event

The Trade for Sustainable Development Forum (T4SD Forum) brings together business people, researchers, standards organizations and international trade officials to discuss trends in sustainable value chains and voluntary sustainability standards. This year’s theme is “Partnerships: Which model is yours?”  »

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F&BKP newsletter September 2017

The F&BKP newsletter of September 2017: Agrofood Broker of the Year 2017 Award, reviews, studies, workshops, reports and events related to Food and Nutrition Security (FNS).