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Vacancies at Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation
August 16, 2017News
Vacancies at Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation

Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI) stands for ‘Knowledge in Action’ and supports organizations and people to strengthen their capacity for sustainable development. WCDI is currently looking for a Livestock Value Chains Advisor and for a Food and Nutrition Security Advisor. »

AgriProFocus Food Manifest
June 19, 2017News
AgriProFocus Food Manifest

“Together we can ensure that food and food security remain on the agenda of the next cabinet.” This is the main message of the manifest AgriProFocus has drafted to be handed to the negotiators of the new cabinet at the end of June. Until June 26, 2017, organizations can sign the manifest by sending an email to AgriProFocus. »

Senior vacancy at CIAT, Colombia
May 23, 2017News
Senior vacancy at CIAT, Colombia

The International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is looking for a new Head of Partnerships and Communications to be based at CIAT headquarters in Cali, Colombia. CIAT is seeking a dynamic professional to lead the Partnerships and Communications efforts. This is a senior position that leads a large team of people focusing on Resource Mobilization, »

The F&BKP Knowledge Portal: What’s in it for you?
March 29, 2017News
The F&BKP Knowledge Portal: What’s in it for you?

The F&BKP Knowledge Portal provides a user-friendly gateway to knowledge and innovations in the field of Food and Nutrition Security. Relevant knowledge items are published on a regular basis for six main topics. To automatically receive updates of the topics that interest you the most, you can now subscribe to email alerts. »

The relevance of longer-term research
March 6, 2017News
The relevance of longer-term research

Longer-term research has as much, but complementary, relevance for the objective of food security as shorter-term research. The research funded through the Food & Business Global Challenges Programme (GCP) may last four to five years. This allows for methodologies that require time to lead to results, such as in-depth studies, iterative research approaches and more »

October 19, 2016Knowledge Portal
Food and nutrition security: towards the full realisation of human rights

This issue of Policy in Focus (PDF) by the International Policy Centre for inclusive growth (IPC) sought to present readers with a selection of contributing authors and articles that share a holistic interpretation of the human right to adequate food and nutrition. This interpretation reaffirms that its true realisation goes far beyond the mere fulfilment of basic food and nutritional needs but, rather, must incorporate multiple dimensions. The contributing authors featured in this issue present critical analyses of some of the most relevant public policy strategies aiming to overcome challenges towards the realization of these dimensions. »