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Vote for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2017!
November 3, 2017News
Vote for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2017!

This year the F&BKP will for the first time award the Agrofood Broker of the Year Award to a professional in the field of Food and Nutrition Security, who has undertaken significant brokering activities in 2016/2017. The jury has selected three final candidates from the 17 nominees. Starting today until November 24, you can vote for your favourite knowledge broker through an online poll. »

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. »

Launch Global Database for City and Regional Food Policies
October 19, 2017News
Launch Global Database for City and Regional Food Policies

During the third annual gathering of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP), the Global Database for City and Regional Food Policies was officially launched. The online database is a valuable resource for local and sub-national governments to learn about food system policies around the globe. »

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). »

What do you think of the Knowledge Portal?
October 10, 2017News
What do you think of the Knowledge Portal?

The F&BKP aims to develop a more coherent knowledge agenda and stimulate knowledge sharing for improved Food and Nutrition Security. The Knowledge Portal is one of the Platform’s tools for knowledge dissemination. This tool is now being evaluated using a survey, which will help the Platform to adjust the Knowledge Portal to better meet the users’ needs. We kindly invite you to complete this short questionnaire. »

Vacancy Horticulture Value Chain Advisor at WCDI
September 27, 2017News
Vacancy Horticulture Value Chain Advisor at WCDI

Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI) stands for “Knowledge in Action” and supports organizations and people to strengthen their capacity for sustainable development. WCDI is currently looking for a Horticulture Value Chain Advisor. WCDI is looking for a young expert in horticulture, who will contribute to horticulture value chain development in low- and middle-income countries.  WCDI »