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Datathon Stop Food Loss & Waste
July 25, 2018Knowledge activity
Datathon Stop Food Loss & Waste
Theme: Food Wastage

The power of new approaches and technologies, young minds and reaching outside the box of World Bank domain bubbles, was shown on May 19 and 20, 2018 during the Datathon Food Loss and Waste. The event was organized in Amsterdam at the premises of big data company Xomnia B.V., under the WBG-NL Partnership “Food for All”. »

Food for All partnership - update May 2018
June 13, 2018Knowledge activity
Food for All partnership – update May 2018

In the framework of the WBG-Netherlands Food for All Partnership, Wijnand van IJssel – Senior Advisor Food Security at WBG Global Practice Agriculture – has been in the Netherlands from May 11 till June 5 to strengthen and operationalize the Partnership. He published a blog on the series of meetings and events he attended, including the Datathon Food Loss and Waste. »

Food for All Talk 05 “Overusing Antibiotics in the Livestock Sector: something can be done!”
October 11, 2017Knowledge activity
Food for All Talk 05 “Overusing Antibiotics in the Livestock Sector: something can be done!”

On September 28, the fifth Food for All Talk under the WBG-Netherlands Partnership took place. Chief Veterinary Officer of the Netherlands Christianne Bruschke  gave an overview of the best practices from the Netherlands and Lorenzo Terzi from the European Commission explained the new “One Health” developments in Brussels (EC). »

Vietnam, World Bank and the Netherlands to cooperate on food safety
July 20, 2017News
Vietnam, World Bank and the Netherlands to cooperate on food safety

In Vietnam, food safety is of great and increasing importance to consumers and policymakers alike. The Government of Vietnam will intensify its collaboration with the World Bank and the Netherlands in assessing and addressing food safety risks. Prime Minister Phuc of Vietnam signed a Memorandum with Dutch Prime Minister Rutte and WBG’s Country Director for Vietnam. »

F&BKP newsletter May 2017 (#03)
May 19, 2017News
F&BKP newsletter May 2017 (#03)

The May 2017 newsletter of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) presents the 2016 Highlights and includes information on various food & nutrition security related workshops, webinars, studies and events. »

Food for All Talk 03
May 4, 2017Knowledge activity
Food for All Talk 03 “Can seeds help smallholders diversify?”

On April 13, the third Food for All Talk (#FFATalks) under the WBG-Netherlands Partnership took place. Ethel Sennhauser of the World Bank Group, led the discussion about how seed companies help smallholder farmers diversify into growing vegetables for income and better nutrition. »