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

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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 »

Report on F&BKP Office’s activities in 2013

2013 saw the start of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP), one of the five Knowledge Platforms initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The F&BKP was not launched publicly in 2013 but steps were taken to organize the Office and hold initial talks with relevant networks and organizations in the Netherlands. The »

Award for cross-disciplinary academic researches on food

The F&BKP likes to draw your attention to the Premio Daniel Carasso. This international award is for a scientist with new ideas to develop sustainable food and diets. The Premio Daniel Carasso is looking for scientists who are working on innovative and realistic approaches through cross-disciplinary researches in order to develop “sustainable food and diets »

New Food & Business research projects awarded

In April 2014, ten Food & Business (F&B) research projects have been awarded funding by WOTRO Science for Global Development. Five projects fall under the F&B Global Challenges Programme (GCP), the other five will receive funding from the F&B Applied Research Fund (ARF). »