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Food for All Talk 02
April 7, 2017Knowledge activity
Food for All Talk 02 “The Role of Science and Technology”

On March 24, the second Food for All Talk (#FFATalks) under the WBG-Netherlands Partnership took place. Louise Fresco, Chair of the Executive Board of Wageningen University & Research, and Shenggen Fan, Director-General of IFPRI on “Agriculture – Food – Biosciences” were interviewed by Juergen Voegele, Senior Director, Agriculture Global Practice at the World Bank Group. »

April 2, 2017Knowledge Portal
Transforming gender constraints in the agricultural sector: The potential of social protection programmes

This article discusses role of social protection programming design and implementation to ensure gender equality in food security and agricultural productivity. Gender inequality continues to constrain women’s opportunities in the agricultural sector. However, investment in gender-responsive programming which promotes women’s empowerment can help to overcome these constraints. »

G4AW third Call published
March 23, 2017News
G4AW third Call published

Last Friday March 17, 2017 the third Call of the Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility was officially published in the Government Gazette. The G4AW Facility stimulates public-private partnerships and is supporting initiatives to set up large-scale, demand-driven, and user-tailored satellite-based service chains. »

Food for All Talk 2
March 20, 2017News
Food for All Talk 2 “Agriculture – Food – Bio Sciences”

The Food for All Talks is a series initiated by the WBG-NL Partnership and delivers new insights on strategic issues and operational questions around agriculture and food value chains for the WBG. During the second Talk entitled “Agriculture – Food – Bio Sciences”, Louise Fresco and Shenggen Fan will be interviewed. »

Monthly blogs from India in
March 16, 2017Expert opinion
Monthly blogs from India in “Food for All” context

Fokke Fennema works in New Delhi as Senior Agriculture Specialist at the World Bank Group in the context of the WBG-Netherlands partnership “Food for All”. Fokke will publish a monthly blog on his experiences and insights while working on the agricultural programs of the World Bank Group in India. »

Job openings at the World Bank
January 18, 2017News
Job openings at the World Bank

Currently there are four job openings for Senior Agriculture Economists at the World Bank Group, in Mali, Chad, Guinea and Sierra Leone.  Deadline to submit your application is January 24, 2017. Four positions for Senior Agriculture Economists are available at the World Bank’s Global Food and Agriculture Practice (GFADR): in Mali, Chad, Guinea and Sierra »