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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. »

Different types of partnerships
March 18, 2014Study
Different types of partnerships
Theme: Partnerships

The term ‘Partnership’ is used to describe a wide variety of relationships and collaboration contracts. As such, the term may be confusing. Therefore, more specific information on the type of partnership in question and the particular context is required. The following basic characteristics help to classify a partnership: Level of intervention: is it international, regional, »