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F&BKP newsletter 2017 #03
May 19, 2017News
F&BKP newsletter 2017 #03

The May 2017 newsletter of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) presents the 2016 Highlights and includes information on various food & nutrition security related workshops, webinars, studies and events. »

Follow the Food workshop at African Landscape Dialogue on Businesses in the Landscape
April 13, 2017Research project
Follow the Food workshop at African Landscape Dialogue on Businesses in the Landscape

From March 6 to 9, 2017, the GCP-2 Follow the Food team participated in the “African Landscape Dialogue”, in Addis Ababa. This conference brought together more than 140 leaders working across Africa and around to exchange, discuss and finally improve the practice of integrated landscape management. »

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. »

Launch of the Scaling-up Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture project
April 13, 2017Research project
Launch of the Scaling-up Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture project

End March, the NWO-WOTRO funded project “Scaling-up nutrition-sensitive agriculture in Vietnam and Lao PDR” was officially launched in Lao PDR. The launch was hosted by the National Institute of Public Health and saw the involvement of a number of consortium partners and stakeholders from both countries. The main objectives of this event were to develop a shared understanding of the project, discuss expectations and make a joint plan of activities. »

Midterm discussions First Call Food & Business Global Challenges Programme
April 12, 2017Knowledge activity
Midterm discussions First Call Food & Business Global Challenges Programme

The five GCP-1 projects came together for their midterm workshop in Accra, Ghana. The workshop also included a public meeting on “Inclusive Food Value Chains”. The detailed report of the three-day workshop is now available online. »

GCP-1 midterm progress newsletter
March 15, 2017News
GCP-1 midterm progress newsletter

The F&BKP, together with NWO-WOTRO, has published a special edition of the F&BKP newsletter, fully dedicated to the research projects funded within the first call of the Global Challenges Programme (GCP-1). In the newsletter various facsheets, articles and knowledge items illustrate how these GCP-1 projects work on a range of themes via co-creation and research uptake. »