F&BKP Office

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Food & Business Knowledge Platform

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The Office

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


Horticulture funding opportunities

PAEPARD (the Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development) has communicated three horticulture funding and fellowship opportunities. Fellowships in legumes for students in a developing country This new program is specifically targeting promising young scientists from developing countries committed to pursuing research careers involving legume crops. Submissions are due by December 19, »

Book Launch: ‘Agriculture Beyond Food: Experiences from Indonesia’

The NWO-KNAW research programme Agriculture Beyond Food (ABF) has studied developments and potential dilemmas in the field of green economy in Indonesia. At a concluding symposium in Jakarta on November 27, the book ‘Agriculture Beyond Food: Experiences from Indonesia’ with research findings of the programme was offered to the Indonesian Deputy Minister of Research, Technology and Higher »

Expert team is finalizing Soil Fertility Exploratory study

The Office has commissioned  the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) to conduct a Soil Fertility Exploratory study to map primary stakeholders and explore possibilities of strategic partnerships and emergent thematic priorities, especially in Africa. The study is conducted by a team composed of international experts, including a renowned African scientist on soil fertility. The final report will »

International Foundation for Science (IFS) Grants for Early-Career Research in Developing Countries

The International Foundation on Science (IFS) has opened a Call for Early-Career Research in Developing Countries. One of the themes young academia can apply for is “Food Security, Dietary Diversity and Healthy Livelihoods”. The deadline for submission of individual research grant applications is December 31, 2014. Throughout the coming decade the primary focus of the »