F&BKP Office

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


Looking for consultants soil fertility: call closed

The F&BKP is preparing a desk study on soil fertility, in close collaboration with its partner the Fertile Grounds Initiative (FGI), an emergent network that addresses the problem of declining soil fertility.  The study should provide insight into active international, regional and local networks, institutional ‘entrances’ (e.g. identification of situations with a high sense of »

Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980-2013

According to a comprehensive study published in the medical journal The Lancet, almost one third of the global population is overweight or obese. Approximately 2.1 billion people fall into those two categories, with 671 million defined as clinically obese.  The report found that the highest rates of obesity are in the Middle East and North »

Report on Lunch Meeting “Dealing strategically with land issues”

On Monday May 12, 2014, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, LANDac and the F&BKP organized a lunch meeting: “Dealing strategically with land issues – the case of Benin”. »

Soil Fertility in a Changing World

On December 13, 2013, an expert meeting was organized by Alterra and Agri-ProFocus, during which 36 representatives of business, science, civil society and policy contributed to a lively discussion about the importance of soil fertility in development projects. Goal of this expert meeting was to: Discuss the preliminary outcome of the project “Soil Fertility in »