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VIA Water online survey
August 22, 2014News
VIA Water online survey

VIA Water aims to connect people for water innovations in Africa. VIA Water is one of the five knowledge platforms launched by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to expand the knowledge base for its policy on international cooperation, in parallel to the Food & Business Knowledge Platform. VIA Water invites all interested actors to »

Course announcement: Linking research to local rural innovation
August 6, 2014News
Course announcement: Linking research to local rural innovation

From March 9 till March 27, 2015, The International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA) is organizing a three-week course for agricultural professionals from research, extension, development or producer organizations and the private sector. The course aims to introduce those trained in conventional research and development methodologies to new approaches and tools for »

Summaries ARF-1 & GCP-1 projects of the NWO-WOTRO Food & Business Research Programme
August 6, 2014News
Summaries ARF-1 & GCP-1 projects of the NWO-WOTRO Food & Business Research Programme

The popular summaries of the eight research projects that recently received funding in the third round of the first call of the Applied Research Fund (ARF) are now published on the NWO-WOTRO website. Also the summaries of the five awarded projects of the first Global Challenges Programme (GCP) call can be found there. »

Second call for proposals Food & Business Applied Research Fund
July 16, 2014News
Second call for proposals Food & Business Applied Research Fund

Today, WOTRO has launched the second call for proposals for the Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF). ARF provides grants to demand driven applied research that contributes to innovation for food security in developing countries. The call has been developed in close collaboration with the Food & Business Knowledge Platform. ARF aims at promoting »

Pre-announcement new call ARF
July 3, 2014News
Pre-announcement new call ARF

Mid-July 2014 WOTRO will launch the second call for proposals for the Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), one of the two funding instruments within Food & Business Research. ARF provides grants for demand-driven applied research that contributes to food security. The focus of the second call is similar to the first call; proposals »

New Food & Business research projects awarded
May 1, 2014News
New Food & Business research projects awarded

In April 2014, ten Food & Business (F&B) research projects have been awarded funding by WOTRO Science for Global Development.¬†Five projects fall under the F&B Global Challenges Programme (GCP), the other five will receive funding from the F&B Applied Research Fund (ARF). »