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Senior vacancy at Asian Development Bank
February 16, 2018News
Senior vacancy at Asian Development Bank

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is preselecting candidates for a senior water resources specialist (food security) for the Asian Development Bank.  After preselection in March, candidates will be presented to the ADB in April 2018. Work location is Manilla, the contract is for three years. Application deadline is March 6, 2018.  »

How can Food and Nutrition Security programming “do good” in fragile settings?
February 9, 2018Knowledge activity
How can Food and Nutrition Security programming “do good” in fragile settings?

On February 1, 2018, The Broker, supported by the F&BKP, organized a workshop to conclude its project on conflict sensitive Food and Nutrition Security programming in fragile settings. Bringing together policymakers, researchers and practitioners working on food security in fragile settings, this workshop served to share the lessons learned, present the tool for conflict sensitivity, and discuss ways forward for integrating conflict sensitivity and stability into FNS programming. »

ARF-1 factsheet: More potatoes – Secure food in Burundi
February 8, 2018Research project
ARF-1 factsheet: More potatoes – Secure food in Burundi

Please download the factsheet with end results of the Applied Research Fund Call 1 project. »

January 9, 2018Knowledge Portal
EU policies and global food security

This paper reviews evidence on the impact of EU policies on global food security, focusing on several EU policy areas. Old concerns were related to the detrimental impact of EU farm subsidies, food aid and tariffs on poor countries’ food security. New concerns relate to impacts of EU food standards and bioenergy policies. »

December 18, 2017Knowledge Portal
Sowing the seeds of peace for food security: Disentangling the nexus between conflict, food security and peace

This report tries to gain a deep insight into the nature of the presumed relationships between conflict, food security and peace. It was developed to provide background analysis for the purposes of the thematic part of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017.  »

Development of two pilot allotment gardens in two cities of Benin
November 14, 2017Research project
Development of two pilot allotment gardens in two cities of Benin

In the framework of the GCP project “Allotment gardens and food security in urban Africa” two allotment pilots are being developed to assess their impact on food security of urban poor. After a long search with the support of local authorities, two sites have been found in Benin, at Calavi and Porto-Novo. »