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Launch Global Database for City and Regional Food Policies
October 19, 2017News
Launch Global Database for City and Regional Food Policies
By: F&BKP Office

Today, during the third annual gathering of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP), the Global Database for City and Regional Food Policies is officially launched by the University at Buffalo Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab and Community for Global Health Equity, and RUAF. The online database is a valuable resource for local »

What do you think of the Knowledge Portal?
October 10, 2017News
What do you think of the Knowledge Portal?
By: F&BKP Office

The F&BKP aims to develop a more coherent knowledge agenda and stimulate knowledge sharing for improved Food and Nutrition Security. The Knowledge Portal is one of the Platform’s tools for knowledge dissemination. This tool is now being evaluated using a survey, which will help the Platform to adjust the Knowledge Portal to better meet the users’ needs. We kindly invite you to complete this short questionnaire. »

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 F&BKP will 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. You can nominate someone who has been connecting actors to align policy and/or practices with knowledge (development) in order to contribute to Food and Nutrition Security. »

Save the date conference
September 14, 2017News
Save the date 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 “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. »

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What do you think of the Knowledge Portal?

The Knowledge Portal is currently being evaluated to redefine the strategy and carve out a path for the future. We kindly invite you to complete this short questionnaire, it will only take 5-10 minutes. Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey!

Upcoming events
23
Oct
Evidence for Influencing Conference
Monday 23 October 2017
until Tuesday 24 October 2017
All day event

The Evidence for Influencing Conference is organized by the Oxfam Research Network and focuses on the role of evidence in the ‘who’, ‘what’ and ‘how’ of influencing in relation to governments, global institutions, private sector actors and the public in different country contexts. »

26
Oct
Thursday 26 October 2017
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) organize a lunch seminar “Indicators and trade-offs of the SDG-2” as a follow-up of a first joint seminar »

7
Nov
Incubating Agribusiness in Africa
Tuesday 7 November 2017
All day event

2SCALE organizes this event on November 7, 2017 in Utrecht, where they will share five years of experience in agribusiness from 2SCALE. More information will follow, but for now: Save the date! »

Tweets

What do you think of the Knowledge Portal?

The Knowledge Portal is currently being evaluated to redefine the strategy and carve out a path for the future. We kindly invite you to complete this short questionnaire, it will only take 5-10 minutes. Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey!