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F&BKP newsletter 2017 #04
July 14, 2017News
F&BKP newsletter 2017 #04

The July newsletter of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) gives details on the financial commitment of the Netherlands to CGIAR’s work in agri-food system research for development. Furthermore information is presented on various food & nutrition security related workshops, studies and events. »

Transforming Food Systems for Improved Nutrition
July 13, 2017Knowledge activity
Transforming Food Systems for Improved Nutrition

African Union members demand the international community to support them in their ambition of a nutrition revolution. During a lunch meeting on June 29, 2017 a food systems approach was considered as key entry point to realize the ambitions of this African nutrition agenda. Please find here the highlights and full report of this meeting. »

July 5, 2017Knowledge Portal
Climate change and variability: What are the risks for nutrition, diets, and food systems?

This discussion paper uses a food systems approach to analyze the bidirectional relationships between climate change and food and nutrition along the entire food value chain. The relationship between climate and nutrition is complex. »

July 4, 2017Knowledge Portal
Improving nutrition through enhanced food environments

This policy brief calls for a transformation of the food environment that promotes greater diversity, availability and safety of nutritious foods. The brief considers current evidence on what works, and provides recommendations for action that affect supply dynamics of the food system. »

June 27, 2017
Whose problem? Fixing our food systems

In this blog, Santiago Rapoll argues that consumer action is not enough to change the food system, since while some individual purchasing behavior have had positive effects, these alternative market channels only compose limited market shares. »

June 14, 2017Knowledge Portal
Agriculture, food systems, diets and nutrition in Zambia

This discussion paper describes the potential of agriculture and food systems in Zambia to contribute to improving food and nutrition security. National nutrition and agricultural policy in Zambia recognizes the need to increase and diversify the production of nutritious foods to tackle hunger and improve diets. »