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F&BKP and Postharvest Network present at No More Food to Waste Conference
June 15, 2015Knowledge activity
F&BKP and Postharvest Network present at No More Food to Waste Conference
Theme: Food Wastage

The Netherlands, together with the FAO, is organizing the international conference No More Food to Waste – Global action to stop food waste and food losses, held from June 16 till June 19, 2015 in the World Forum convention center in The Hague, the Netherlands. The Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) and the Postharvest Network (PHN) »

Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships
June 3, 2015Knowledge activity
Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships
Theme: Nutrition Security

On May 20, 2015, the Brussels Development Briefing n.41 on the subject of “Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships” was held at the ACP Secretariat in Brussels. It addressed nutrition as one of the essential pillars of human development, and allowed for sharing about the slow global progress: even as undernourishment decreases, new issues such as micronutrient deficiencies, obesity »

Lively event ‘Scaling up Dutch efforts for Global Nutrition’
April 7, 2015Knowledge activity
Lively event ‘Scaling up Dutch efforts for Global Nutrition’
Theme: Nutrition Security

On March 10, 2015, the Netherlands Working Group on Nutrition (NWGN) organized an action-oriented discussion event entitled ‘Scaling up Dutch efforts for Global Nutrition’. It included the Dutch launch of the Global Nutrition Report 2014 by Lawrence Haddad (International Food Policy Research Institute), a key note speech by Reina Buijs (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deputy »

Expert discussion about Fruits & Vegetables and Food & Nutrition Security
April 2, 2015Knowledge activity
Expert discussion about Fruits & Vegetables and Food & Nutrition Security
Theme: Fruits and Vegetables

The preliminary results of the report “How does the Fruit and Vegetable Sector contribute to Food and Nutrition Security?” by LEI-Wageningen UR (LEI-WUR) were discussed during a meeting in early March 2015, facilitated by the Food & Business Knowledge Platform and hosted by ‘TopSector’ Horticulture and Starting Materials. The participants were 15 experts from knowledge »

Going Dutch in Global Nutrition
March 11, 2015Knowledge activity
Going Dutch in Global Nutrition
Theme: Nutrition Security

The 12th launch of the Global Nutrition Report took place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands this week during an action-oriented discussion event organized by the Netherlands Working Group on Nutrition (NWGN) in collaboration with the Food and Business Knowledge Platform and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and hosted by Unilever R&D. To ensure that the messages »

Seas of Change Workshop: Inclusive business for SMEs
February 24, 2015Knowledge activity
Seas of Change Workshop: Inclusive business for SMEs
Theme: Inclusive Business

This workshop on inclusive business for SMEs will be run and funded jointly with the African Agribusiness Academy (AAA) and with the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) who have marketed it to their members. The workshop (no places available anymore) will be held in 2 blocks. The first block of 2,5 days will take place March »