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Food & Business Knowledge Platform

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


Economic Mission Dutch government to DR Congo and Rwanda

From November 10 till November 13, Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation will go on an economic mission to Kinshasa, DR Congo (10-11) and Kigali, Rwanda (12-13). The mission will focus on the following sectors: agri-business; renewable energy; infrastructure, maritime and port development. The economic mission offers an excellent opportunity to Dutch »

Grant to Improve Nutrition Outcomes through Optimized Agricultural Interventions

The Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) and its consortium partners announce a USD 16 Million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to implement the “Improving Nutrition Outcomes through Optimized Agricultural Interventions (ATONU)” project. This project seeks to improve nutrition outcomes in smallholder farm families and poor households through tailored »

Second F&BKP newsletter

The Food & Business Knowledge Platform is pleased to have sent out its second newsletter with information about the final report on the food and nutrition security policy consultation, update on the Knowledge Agenda, and much more. As mentioned in the first newsletter, the Platform conducted a consultation for the Dutch policy on food and nutrition security in recent months. »

Geodata for Agriculture and Water – improving food security

Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) improves food security in developing countries by using satellite data. Netherlands Space Office (NSO) is executing this programme, commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and a second call for proposals has been released in September 2014. The Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) programme was started in »