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Deloitte Impact Foundation supports elaboration GO YEP-vision
August 21, 2017News
Deloitte Impact Foundation supports elaboration GO YEP-vision

On Friday September 01, 2017, the YEP Programme Bureau, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Deloitte Impact Foundation organize a Visionary Meeting to discuss the GO YEP-vision 2030 with actors from the water and agrofood sectors which have hired Young Experts in the past four years. The basis for the GO YEP-vision is the continuation of the current programmes YEP Water and YEP Agrofood, with a possible extension to other sectors!  »

June 12, 2017Knowledge Portal
The contribution of international vegetable breeding to private seed companies in India

This article explores the role of international agricultural research when research and development have shifted to the private sector. Results show that as the role of the private sector in vegetable breeding increased, and with it the share of hybrids in the market, the role of international agricultural research shifted from the provision of ready-made varieties to the provision of specific resistance traits. »

Fit-to-Purpose strategies by Dutch agrofood companies
May 5, 2017Study
Fit-to-Purpose strategies by Dutch agrofood companies
Theme: Inclusive Business

Mid 2015, Pure Birds and the Postharvest Network, supported by the F&BKP, started a programme around Fit-to-Purpose strategies of Dutch agrofood companies. Two events were organized and as a follow-up a position paper and three factsheets on the Fit-to-Purpose strategies of DADTCO, Geerlofs and Growpact were published. »

YEP Annual Report 2016 and YEP Effect 2
May 3, 2017News
YEP Annual Report 2016 and YEP Effect 2

The YEP Programme Bureau has published its Annual Report 2016, providing an overview of the activities and results over the course of 2016. The Report is an annex to YEP Effect no. 2, which describes the effects the Young Experts have or had in their international work. »

YEP Effect Magazine: achievements and future potential
February 3, 2017News
YEP Effect Magazine: achievements and future potential

On Monday January, 16, 2017, the YEP Effect Magazine was launched during the kick-off of the Young Expert Programmes Training for batch 10. Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands Water Partnership and the F&BKP were present at the event and received the first copies of the magazine from YEP. »

RUAF analysis report “The role of private sector in city region food systems”
February 3, 2017Study
RUAF analysis report “The role of private sector in city region food systems”

Today, food security and the need for a food policy, increasingly feature on the agenda of cities and city regions. RUAF Foundation, supported by the F&BKP, has published an analysis report in order to better analyse the role of the private sector in building more sustainable city region food systems. »