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What do you think of the Knowledge Portal?
October 10, 2017News
What do you think of the Knowledge Portal?

The F&BKP aims to develop a more coherent knowledge agenda and stimulate knowledge sharing for improved Food and Nutrition Security. The Knowledge Portal is one of the Platform’s tools for knowledge dissemination. This tool is now being evaluated using a survey, which will help the Platform to adjust the Knowledge Portal to better meet the users’ needs. We kindly invite you to complete this short questionnaire. »

Towards a global research and learning agenda for inclusive agribusiness
April 27, 2017Knowledge activity
Towards a global research and learning agenda for inclusive agribusiness
Theme: Inclusive Business

Beginning March some 35 experienced practitioners came together to consider how to learn more effectively from the wealth of work being done on inclusive agribusiness, and to formulate six collaborative action priorities. »

December 12, 2016Knowledge Portal
A new global research agenda for food

This opinion article argues that it is time for a new research agenda on food that shifts the focus from feeding people towards nourishing them. They argue that malnutrition is not a problem that can be overcome through growth or development since even as economies expand, the quality of diets does not improve. Therefore the authors set out a new global research agenda for nutrition focused on ten research priorities. »

May 9, 2016Knowledge Portal
Vacant lots to vibrant plots: a review of the benefits and limitation of urban agriculture

This report argues that the benefits of urban agriculture are important but may be overstated. The report examines the benefits and limitations of agriculture and provides an overview of the documented outcomes of urban agriculture so far. Urban agriculture’s most significant benefits center around its ability to increase social capital, community well-being, and civic engagement with the food system. However, special attention should be paid to ensure that residents have a voice in decision-making. »

Final report Learning journey on food safety
February 29, 2016Knowledge activity
Final report Learning journey on food safety

From November 9 to 13, 2015, a group of around 30 experts from the World Bank Group came to the Netherlands for a Learning journey on food safety. The final report of this first activity under the WBG-NL partnership “Food for All” is now available online. »

Food safety central theme of World Bank Learning tour
December 17, 2015News
Food safety central theme of World Bank Learning tour

From November 9 to 13, a group of around 30 experts from the World Bank Group came to the Netherlands for a Learning tour on food safety. This was the first activity under the “Food for All Partnership” between the World Bank and the Netherlands. »