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Call for proposals - System approaches for food and nutrition
May 7, 2015News
Call for proposals – System approaches for food and nutrition

The partnership programme NWO-TIFN ‘System Approaches for Food and Nutrition’ is now open for proposals. The collaboration between NWO and the Top Institute Food and Nutrition (TIFN) forms part of the NWO-theme Agro, Food & Horticulture. Researchers can apply for funding for PhD projects as part of larger theme projects together with private parties from »

Launch new call for proposals Urbanising Deltas of the World
January 20, 2015News
Launch new call for proposals Urbanising Deltas of the World

Urbanising Deltas of the World (UDW) is an NWO research and innovation programme that aims to contribute to global water safety, food security and sustainable economic development in river deltas worldwide, by providing more effective and efficient responses to urbanization and climate change. UDW has launched a new call for proposals (€3M), which aims to »

Book Launch: ‘Agriculture Beyond Food: Experiences from Indonesia’
December 4, 2014News
Book Launch: ‘Agriculture Beyond Food: Experiences from Indonesia’

The NWO-KNAW research programme Agriculture Beyond Food (ABF) has studied developments and potential dilemmas in the field of green economy in Indonesia. At a concluding symposium in Jakarta on November 27, the book ‘Agriculture Beyond Food: Experiences from Indonesia’ with research findings of the programme was offered to the Indonesian Deputy Minister of Research, Technology and Higher »

Winning team Battle of Ideas focuses on Food Security - Reducing Food Waste
October 17, 2014News
Winning team Battle of Ideas focuses on Food Security – Reducing Food Waste
Theme: Food Wastage

As part of the celebration of WOTRO’s 50th anniversary, WOTRO organized the Battle of Ideas. To enter the competition, students had to form a multidisciplinary team and jointly develop a social innovative solution for a specific global challenge. At the conference on Wednesday October 15, three teams with creative ideas competed in the final round »

Urbanising the Deltas of the World & food security
October 15, 2014News
Urbanising the Deltas of the World & food security

Urbanising Deltas of the World (UDW) is a research and innovation programme that aims to contribute to global water safety, food security and sustainable economic development in river deltas worldwide, by providing more effective and efficient responses to urbanisation and climate change. The research programme is financed by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) »