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The gateway to knowledge for food and nutrition security. Connecting business, science, civil society and policy.

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F&BKP newsletter April 2018 (#02)

In the April newsletter, the F&BKP informs about new studies and reports of meetings, including the first podcast on Feeding Cities, and furthermore the results of the Knowledge Portal survey, the input to the consultation of Minister Kaag and upcoming events like the foodFIRST conference on June 1, 2018. »

Youth in Agricultural Cooperatives: a two-way street?

This new explorative study, conducted by KIT, WCDI and YPARD, provides insights directly from youth through case studies in Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. It explores the potential advantages and challenges of cooperative membership for young women and men, and the advantages and challenges for cooperatives to increase youth participation. »

Knowledge Portal survey: results

The Knowledge Portal started in March 2015 and was evaluated by means of a survey end 2017. This survey revealed that overall, the respondents are positive about the Portal in its current format. Clearly, the different backgrounds and interest of the respondents asks for different needs, but the overall consensus is that the Portal has added value for professionals working in the field of Food and Nutrition Security. »

Building food and nutrition sensitive landscapes

Many Dutch organizations are addressing Food and Nutrition Security (FNS), while at the same time they are investing in landscape approaches. During the NLandscape meeting on February 28, participants discussed how to strengthen approaches towards food and nutrition sensitive landscapes. »