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Seventeenth F&BKP newsletter
December 23, 2016News
Seventeenth F&BKP newsletter

The last 2016 newsletter of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) is filled with seven F&BKP related products such as studies, reports of seminars, Knowledge Portal items, and upcoming events. You can also follow the Platform on Twitter and Facebook to always stay updated on relevant Food and Nutrition Security related news. The Platform Office team wishes all our readers happy holidays »

Fruitful exchanges during ARF and GCP workshops in Ghana on enhancing research impact for food security
December 23, 2016News
Fruitful exchanges during ARF and GCP workshops in Ghana on enhancing research impact for food security

Representatives from research, the private sector, NGOs and governmental agencies from ARF and GCP research projects as well as interested experts all gathered recently in Ghana from 12 to 15 December, 2016. Ghanaian experts in the field of food security were also present. »

Construction aquaponics units
November 10, 2016Research project
Construction aquaponics units

This Global Challenges Programme project aims to increase the production of fish and vegetables while saving scarce natural resources, through the transfer of prototype aquaponics systems to rural households in Ethiopia. In March 2016 eight aquaponics systems were constructed and in November 2016 another thirty were finished.  »

Training the benificiaries
September 10, 2016Research project
Training the benificiaries

In September 2016, all beneficiaries of the Global Challenges Programme project “Sustainable integrated fish-vegetable production in Ethiopia” attended the Aquaponics trainings. The project aims at increasing nutrition security of rural households in Ethiopia. »

WFE Research team profiles
June 8, 2016Research project
WFE Research team profiles

In this post all researchers are presented who are involved in the Global Challenges Programme (GCP) research project aiming to strengthen women’s food entrepreneurship in city slums in Kenya & Burkina Faso. »

Stakeholder workshop micronutrient management
May 27, 2016Research project
Stakeholder workshop micronutrient management

Project member Huig Bergsma wrote a Blogpost about the stakeholder workshop “Micronutrient management for improving harvests, farmers’ incomes, human nutrition, and the environment” organized on April 5, 2016, by the Food & Business Knowledge Platform at Centraal Museum in Utrecht. »