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F&BKP newsletter June 2018 (#03)
June 15, 2018News
F&BKP newsletter June 2018 (#03)

In the June newsletter the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) presents reports on several workshops and draws attention to the F&BKP highlights of 2017, including important achievements in all main activities: Strategic partnerships, Research & innovation, and Knowledge Portal. »

Video impression
June 14, 2018Knowledge activity
Video impression “Dialogue on review Dutch food security policy”

Please watch the video impression of the public dialogue about the IOB report “Food for thought. Review of Dutch food security policy 2012-2016”. The event took place on May 31 in Wageningen and was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Policy and Operations Evaluation Department (IOB) and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP). »

IOB – Review of Dutch food security policy 2012-2016
May 8, 2018News
IOB – Review of Dutch food security policy 2012-2016

The Policy and Operations Evaluation Department (IOB) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has presented its review results of the Dutch food security policy in the period 2012-2016. IOB assessed the contribution of the Dutch food security policy to higher agricultural production and farm incomes, better access to nutrition and an enabling business environment. »

April 20, 2018Knowledge Portal
Social protection, food security and asset formation

This article provides a meta-analysis on the impact of social protection, specifically its social assistance element, on household food security and asset formation. The meta-analysis finds that social protection programs improve both the quantity and quality of food consumed by beneficiaries. »

March 28, 2018Knowledge Portal
The effect of cash transfers and household vulnerability on food security in Zimbabwe

This article studies the impact of the Zimbabwe Harmonized Social Cash Transfer (HSCT), an unconditional cash transfer, on household food security. Cash transfers are a policy instrument that can help build household resiliency in obtaining access to food.  »

March 26, 2018Knowledge Portal
Global food policy report 2018

The global food policy report of IFPRI is a reoccurring publication providing a synthesis of all major developments regarding food policy. The report reviews the major food policy issues of 2017 and presents a critical analysis on global food systems under current radical changes. »