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Progress Agribusiness-based Advisory Services (ABAS) project
November 14, 2017News
Progress Agribusiness-based Advisory Services (ABAS) project
By: F&BKP Office Theme: Inclusive Business

In the first phase of the Agribusiness-based Advisory Services (ABAS) project the main key questions have been identified resulting in an analytical framework. Within that framework relevant experience, information and potential cases have been identified that could help answer the study questions. »

Conference
November 9, 2017News
Conference “Research & Policy: two peas in a pod? A dialogue for food security impact”
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 conference”Research & Policy: two peas in a pod? A dialogue for food security impact”, on December 1, 2017 in The Hague, the Netherlands. Online registration for the conference is now open. »

Granted GCP projects scaling up Climate Smart Agriculture
November 9, 2017News
Granted GCP projects scaling up Climate Smart Agriculture
By: F&BKP Office

WOTRO, in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the F&BKP, granted eight projects in the fourth call within the Global Challenges Programme (GCP). The call focuses on contributing to business models, incentives and innovative finance for scaling Climate Smart Agriculture. »

Launch NLandscape: a practicioners network on landscape approaches
November 9, 2017News
Launch NLandscape: a practicioners network on landscape approaches
By: NLandscape

The Food & Knowledge Business Platform is supporting NLandscape, an informal network of over 20 Dutch environmental and developmental organizations who apply integrated landscape approaches and thinking to complement and strengthen their project design and implementation. »

Learning Platform update: Highlights from Mozambique
November 8, 2017Expert opinion
Learning Platform update: Highlights from Mozambique
By: Gemma Betsema Theme: Land Governance

Since the first multi-stakeholder Learning Platform on Land Governance and Food Security in Tanzania on April 27 and 28, LANDac and partners have organized two additional Learning Platforms in Mozambique and Uganda. This new blogpost shares the highlights from the Mozambique Learning Platforms which took place in the city of Chimoio on July 27 and 28, 2017. »

Vote for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2017!
November 3, 2017News
Vote for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2017!
By: F&BKP Office

This year the F&BKP will for the first time award the Agrofood Broker of the Year Award to a professional in the field of Food and Nutrition Security, who has undertaken significant brokering activities in 2016/2017. The jury has selected three final candidates from the 17 nominees. Starting today until November 24, you can vote for your favourite knowledge broker through an online poll. »

SES4Food Meet-up 2: Co-designing the business plan
October 23, 2017Knowledge activity
SES4Food Meet-up 2: Co-designing the business plan
By: F&BKP Office

On September 29, a group of committed professionals were engaged in a dialogue about how the SES4Food initiative could be organized and should cooperate with other entrepreneurial and food security programmes. This second meet-up has shown that there is an urgent demand for the unique SES4Food bottom-up approach. »

Food for All Talk 05 “Overusing Antibiotics in the Livestock Sector: something can be done!”
October 11, 2017Knowledge activity
Food for All Talk 05 “Overusing Antibiotics in the Livestock Sector: something can be done!”
By: F&BKP Office

On September 28, the fifth Food for All Talk under the WBG-Netherlands Partnership took place. Chief Veterinary Officer of the Netherlands Christianne Bruschke  gave an overview of the best practices from the Netherlands and Lorenzo Terzi from the European Commission explained the new “One Health” developments in Brussels (EC). »

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Upcoming events
13
Nov
CDI International Course
Monday 13 November 2017
until Friday 24 November 2017
All day event

The two-week international course “Making Agriculture Work for Food and Nutrition Security” is organized by Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) in November 2017. »

22
Nov
Creating impact for smallholders with weather data
Wednesday 22 November 2017
All day event

The Ministry of Economic Affairs, GODAN Action, CTA and Wageningen UR are partnering to organize the Workshop on “Creating services for agriculture with weather data”. »

24
Nov
Workshop Landbrokers, farmers and financiers
Friday 24 November 2017
All day event

This workshop “Land brokers, farmers and financiers: Investigating the trajectories of land deals” aims to take a close-up look at land deals through putting the spotlight on the chain of actors involved in making land acquisitions happen and the web of actors enabling the financing of such deals. »

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