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F&BKP Report “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?”
July 3, 2014Study
F&BKP Report “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?”
Theme: Food Wastage

Within the F&BKP an inventory study on the relation between the reduction of food wastage and the improvement of food security has been conducted. Please find below the link to the full report and the summary of the study “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?”. Download the F&BKP Report “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?” »

Pre-announcement new call ARF
July 3, 2014News
Pre-announcement new call ARF

Mid-July 2014 WOTRO will launch the second call for proposals for the Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), one of the two funding instruments within Food & Business Research. ARF provides grants for demand-driven applied research that contributes to food security. The focus of the second call is similar to the first call; proposals »

Food wastage overview of networks and information
July 2, 2014Study
Food wastage overview of networks and information
Theme: Food Wastage

In the Food & Business Knowledge Platform an overview in a mind map has been composed of networks and information in the field of food losses and waste. The mind map shown below is indicative and non-exhaustive. Please feel free to suggest additions to the overview by sending an e-mail to *protected email*. How to navigate the »

HLPE Report on food losses and waste
July 1, 2014Study
HLPE Report on food losses and waste
Theme: Food Wastage

The issue of global food losses and waste has recently received much attention and has been given high visibility. According to FAO, almost one-third of food produced for human consumption – approximately 1.3 billion tonnes per year – is either lost or wasted globally: their reduction is now presented as essential to improve food security »

Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2014
June 19, 2014News
Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2014

This week the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2014  was launched by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) as part of its Human Development Report. The MPI is designed to be a comprehensive measure of acute individual poverty across over 100 developing countries. The MPI is complementary to traditional income-based measures of poverty, capturing scarcities people »

Food Security Exchange Embassies
June 16, 2014Knowledge activity
Food Security Exchange Embassies

The Food Security Exchange for policy officers from Dutch Embassies was organized by the Ministries of Foreign and Economic Affairs and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform, and took place from May 6 to May 9, 2014. »