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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. »

Food for All Talks 04 “Exploring public-private solutions in Agri-Food Value Chains”
July 20, 2017Knowledge activity
Food for All Talks 04 “Exploring public-private solutions in Agri-Food Value Chains”

On June 29, the fourth Food for All Talk (#FFATalks) under the WBG-NL Partnership took place, entitled “Exploring Public-Private Solutions to Agri-Food Value Chains”. Jan Ubels of the Dutch PPPLab presented various examples of applying public-private partnerships to agricultural sector transformation. »

F&BKP newsletter 2017 #03
May 19, 2017News
F&BKP newsletter 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 3
May 4, 2017Knowledge activity
Food for All Talk 3 “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. »

Food for All Talk 2
April 7, 2017Knowledge activity
Food for All Talk 2 “The Role of Science and Technology”

On March 24, the second Food for All Talk took place with Louise Fresco, Chair of the Executive Board of Wageningen University & Research, and Shenggen Fan, Director-General of IFPRI on “Agriculture – Food – Biosciences”. »

Food for All Talk 2
March 20, 2017News
Food for All Talk 2 “Agriculture – Food – Bio Sciences”

The Food for All Talks is a series initiated by the WBG-NL Partnership and delivers new insights on strategic issues and operational questions around agriculture and food value chains for the WBG. During the second Talk entitled “Agriculture – Food – Bio Sciences”, Louise Fresco and Shenggen Fan will be interviewed. »