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Youth Caravan
July 2, 2018Knowledge activity
Youth Caravan
Theme: Youth in agrofood systems

During the Youth Caravan in the Youth workshop on agricultural transformation at the foodFIRST conference, five young professionals from diverse backgrounds introduced themselves and their link to agrofood. After this, a Q&A was moderated by Ama van Dantzig from the social enterprise Dr. Monk. »

April 12, 2018Knowledge Portal
Social entrepreneurship in an inclusive business model: A new business model for sustainable agroforestry

This case study aims to identify critical factors for the implementation and management of an inclusive business model. A number of independent factors influence the implementation of a new business model. The key factor is involvement of a social entrepreneur. »

SES4Food Meet-up 2: Co-designing the business plan
October 23, 2017Knowledge activity
SES4Food Meet-up 2: Co-designing the business plan

On September 29, a group of committed professionals were engaged in a dialogue about how the SES4Food initiative could be organized and should cooperate with other entrepreneurial and food security programmes. This second meet-up has shown that there is an urgent demand for the unique SES4Food bottom-up approach. »

SES4Food: First follow-up meeting social entrepreneurship for food security mapping
September 4, 2017Knowledge activity
SES4Food: First follow-up meeting social entrepreneurship for food security mapping

The SES4Food initiative aims at increasing the potential of social entrepreneurship for food security in developing countries, to strengthen their ecosystem and make them flourish in increasing food security. During a first meet-up, a group of engaged Dutch professionals came up with concrete advice on how to jointly take this initiative a step further. »

Farmerline CEO amongst Africa’s 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs
March 29, 2017Research project
Farmerline CEO amongst Africa’s 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs

Every year since 2013, Forbes assembles a list of 30 incredible young entrepreneurs, all under the age of 35, who are making the most dramatic impact in business in Africa. The list was published on March 13, 2017 and Alloysius Attah was named as one of the 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa. »

Mapping of social entrepreneurs in food value chains within their supporting ecosystems
February 16, 2017Study
Mapping of social entrepreneurs in food value chains within their supporting ecosystems

On a global scale, more and more people are making the decision to become social entrepreneurs in doing business while aiming for impact in food security. To gain more insight into their potential contributions, within the F&BKP, social entrepreneurs that work in food value chains in seven Dutch partner countries and their related challenges and opportunities have been mapped within their supporting and surrounding ecosystems. »