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Dutch Development Results 2016 in Perspective: Food and Nutrition Security highlights
September 21, 2017News
Dutch Development Results 2016 in Perspective: Food and Nutrition Security highlights

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published a website which presents the results that the Netherlands, together with national and international partners, has achieved in the field of inclusive sustainable development co-operation in 2016. This news item aims to update Food and Nutrition Security professionals on the recent results of the Dutch policy in this field. »

Reaching Food & Nutrition results requires both grease & glue
August 16, 2017Expert opinion
Reaching Food & Nutrition results requires both grease & glue

Dutch embassies need help to deliver Food & Nutrition Security results. Wageningen CDI hosted the Embassy Support Programme on FNS (ESP) for seven years and conducted a Learning Review to take stock of the experience and to identify lessons for the Ministries and a broader range of stakeholders represented by the F&BKP. »

August 3, 2017Knowledge Portal
The policy landscape for infant and young child feeding in South Asia

This edition focuses on how an improved policy landscape can improve infant and young child feeding practices in South Asia. Enabling policy environments for nutrition requires evidence to support best practice and engagement with political and policy contexts, as well as leadership, resourcing, advocacy, and technical support. »

Follow the Food participation in the African Landscape Dialogue
April 13, 2017Research project
Follow the Food participation in the African Landscape Dialogue

On March 7, 2017, the GCP-2 project Follow the Food presented a research poster at the “African Landscape Dialogue” conference in Addis Ababa. About 140 policy makers, development workers and companies discussed and learned from different landscape initiatives across the African continent. »

March 15, 2017Knowledge Portal
Mapping of beef, sheep and goat food systems in Nairobi: A framework for policy making and the identification of structural vulneralbilities and deficiencies

In this article the authors map the Nairobi beef, sheep and goat systems structure and flows to identify deficiencies and vulnerabilities to shocks. Nairobi is a large rapidly-growing city whose demand for beef, mutton and goat products is expected to double by 2030. A mapping analysis was done in three different dimensions: people and product profiling (interactions of people and products), geographical (routes of animals and products) and temporal mapping (seasonal fluctuations). »

February 22, 2017Knowledge Portal
Addressing the gender differentiated investment risks to climate-smart agriculture

This article argues that closing the gender gap in land and other productive resources can provide a “triple dividend” of gender equality, food security and climate management. It can thus offer a cost-effective approach to the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals. Since the growing literature on the gender gap aims to better quantify its implications for agricultural productivity but does not provide a framework to prioritize policy responses, this article focuses on the latter aspect of the problem. »