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Report F&BKP introductory consultation meeting
March 27, 2014News
Report F&BKP introductory consultation meeting

On February 27, 2014, the Food & Business Knowledge Platform organized an introductory consultation meeting for organizations active in the field of food and nutrition security. Please find at the bottom of this article a link to the detailed report of the meeting. After a general introduction (download PDF) about the Platform by the Director »

PPPs: listen to the farmers
March 25, 2014Expert opinion
PPPs: listen to the farmers
Theme: Partnerships

Assuming a joint approach would unleash agricultural potential and strengthen the market, Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have dominated global food security strategies. The debate highlights several strategies, for example, focusing on the local effects of knowledge-sharing through PPP networks, advocating linkages between sectors, or optimizing trade in a corridor approach. Within these approaches there is »

Welcome to our new website!
March 25, 2014News
Welcome to our new website!

The F&BKP has the ambition to become the gateway to knowledge for food and nutrition security. The Platform will be the place to go for networks that are willing to share knowledge, experience and innovative solutions in order to strengthen daily practices. This website is an important tool for the networks collaborating within the F&BKP »

What about nutrition security?
March 21, 2014Expert opinion
What about nutrition security?
Theme: Nutrition Security

In regions that produce cash crops like tea, cocoa and coffee, nutrition security is rarely on the agenda of decisionmakers. However, nutrition is key to triggering a positive effect on the health of farmers and plantation workers, and on economic development and productivity. This article was written by Klaas de Vries as an expert opinion »

F&B Applied Research Fund Call1
March 21, 2014News
F&B Applied Research Fund Call1

The Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF) provides grants for applied research on innovations for food security and private sector development in partner countries of Dutch development cooperation. Research funded by ARF is driven by the knowledge demands of local practitioner organizations (private companies, NGOs and governmental organizations) and is executed by these same »

Nutrition Security networks
March 19, 2014Study
Nutrition Security networks
Theme: Nutrition Security

This is an overview of relevant international and national knowledge networks on nutrition security. The list includes international institutions, knowledge and research networks, civil society organizations and networks, and public-private partnerships. It is a preliminary list which will be adapted when relevant. »