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


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CGIAR Development Dialogues

The first CGIAR Development Dialogues were held on 25 September 2014.  The event intended to focus global attention on the fundamental roles of agriculture, livestock, fisheries, forestry, landscapes, and food systems – and demonstrated how these areas are fundamental to achieving the emerging UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event coincided with the UN General Assembly, the »

Sustainable agriculture: lively multi stakeholder debate facilitated by Agri-ProFocus

On September 12, 2014, Agri-ProFocus organized an expert meeting about the different approaches to promote sustainable agriculture (e.g. agro-ecology, climate-smart agriculture, the landscape approach, etc). This in order to inform the upcoming food and nutrition security policy note of Minister Ploumen and Secretary of State Dijksma, and the own practice of different stakeholders. Agri-ProFocus had »

UN Climate Summit 2014: The Netherlands launches global alliance for food security

During the UN Climate Summit 2014, on September 23, the Dutch government launched a Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture. Prime Minister Rutte and Secretary of State Dijksma launched the Alliance consisting of 75 countries, all of which will structurally set up agriculture programmes based on Climate-Smart Agriculture concepts.  Also worldleaders like Obama and Ban Ki-moon »