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Midterm discussions First Call Food & Business Global Challenges Programme
April 12, 2017Knowledge activity
Midterm discussions First Call Food & Business Global Challenges Programme

The five GCP-1 projects came together for their midterm workshop in Accra, Ghana. The workshop consisted of joint learning, an assessment of progress and enhancement of collaborations for impact. The workshop took place from December 13 till 15 and also included a public meeting on “Inclusive Food Value Chains”. The detailed report of the three-day workshop is now available online. »

April 7, 2017Knowledge activity
“Food for All – the Role of Science and Technology”

On March 24, the second Food for All Talk (#FFATalks) under the WBG-Netherlands Partnership took place. Louise Fresco, Chair of the Executive Board of Wageningen University & Research, and Shenggen Fan, Director-General of IFPRI on “Agriculture – Food – Biosciences” were interviewed by Juergen Voegele, Senior Director, Agriculture Global Practice at the World Bank Group. »

F&BKP newsletter 2017 #02
March 31, 2017News
F&BKP newsletter 2017 #02

The March 2017 Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) newsletter presents information on various food & nutrition security related reports, knowledge activities, calls and events. Furthermore, a new feature of the Knowledge Portal is introduced: to stay updated on specific topics of the Portal, you can now subscribe to our email alerts. To stay informed on »

SustUpscaling project started
March 30, 2017News
SustUpscaling project started

Nijmegen School of Management, Radboud University has been granted funds by the F&BKP to carry out a pilot study on the role of agro-based clustering in sustainable upscaling in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The SustUpscaling project aims to understand the drivers of sustainable upscaling by Dutch firms in agribusiness in LMICs »

The F&BKP Knowledge Portal: What’s in it for you?
March 29, 2017News
The F&BKP Knowledge Portal: What’s in it for you?

The F&BKP Knowledge Portal provides a user-friendly gateway to knowledge and innovations in the field of Food and Nutrition Security. Relevant knowledge items are published on a regular basis for six main topics. To automatically receive updates of the topics that interest you the most, you can now subscribe to email alerts. »

Joint SDG research initiative launched
March 27, 2017News
Joint SDG research initiative launched

NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development has joined forces with seven Dutch research organizations to make funding available for use-inspired research tackling global challenges to the benefit of the most vulnerable people in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Deadline for submission is May 23, 2017. »