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A can of worms: fall armyworm invasion in Africa
August 29, 2017Expert opinion
A can of worms: fall armyworm invasion in Africa

The fall armyworm is still invading regions in Africa. Since 2016 this worm has been spreading across sub-Saharan Africa and has been officially identified in 11 countries. Roger Day from the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) elaborates on its dangers in this blog and provides recommendations for governments and farmers. »

Deloitte Impact Foundation supports elaboration GO YEP-vision
August 21, 2017News
Deloitte Impact Foundation supports elaboration GO YEP-vision

On Friday September 01, 2017, the YEP Programme Bureau, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Deloitte Impact Foundation organize a Visionary Meeting to discuss the GO YEP-vision 2030 with actors from the water and agrofood sectors which have hired Young Experts in the past four years. The basis for the GO YEP-vision is the continuation of the current programmes YEP Water and YEP Agrofood, with a possible extension to other sectors!  »

Vacancies at Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation
August 16, 2017News
Vacancies at Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation

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 Livestock Value Chains Advisor and for a Food and Nutrition Security Advisor. »

Reaching Food & Nutrition results requires both grease & glue
August 16, 2017Expert opinion
Reaching Food & Nutrition results requires both grease & glue

Dutch embassies need help to deliver Food & Nutrition Security results. Wageningen CDI hosted the Embassy Support Programme on FNS (ESP) for seven years and conducted a Learning Review to take stock of the experience and to identify lessons for the Ministries and a broader range of stakeholders represented by the F&BKP. »

Agribusiness-based advisory services: a collaborative learning trajectory
August 15, 2017Knowledge activity
Agribusiness-based advisory services: a collaborative learning trajectory

Small-scale farmers in developing countries can profit substantially from advisory service delivery by agri-food companies. Agribusinesses are invited to join a collaborative learning trajectory to improve their private models for advisory services. This trajectory is a joint initiative of KIT, DADTCO, Moyee Coffee and Agriterra, with the support of the F&BKP. »

F&BKP special embassies #01
July 27, 2017News
F&BKP special embassies #01

The first Embassy special of our Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) newsletter presents the results of the “Food & Nutrition Security learning journey” to Kenya. In June 2017, staff from Dutch embassies across Africa, Asia and the Netherlands visited Kenya for this learning journey. The journey was meant to jointly learn and reflect on »