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Geodata and ICT Solutions for Inclusive Finance and Food Security
February 27, 2017Knowledge activity
Geodata and ICT Solutions for Inclusive Finance and Food Security

On February 16, NpM, Rabobank Foundation and NSO organized the conference “Geodata for Inclusive Finance and Food”. The conference aimed to show, share and discuss the latest technological applications based on satellite data in relation to inclusive finance and food security. »

Poultry development in Eastern Africa, a regional perspective
February 16, 2017Knowledge activity
Poultry development in Eastern Africa, a regional perspective
Theme: Regional Trade for Food Security

To harmonize the country-oriented Dutch development and economic diplomacy policies with increasing regional influences in poultry value chain developments, better insight is needed in the interdependency of the poultry sectors of different countries. »

Food for All Talk 01
February 13, 2017Knowledge activity
Food for All Talk 01 “From Production System to Food System – What Does it Take?”

Early February, the first Food for All Talk under the WBG-Netherlands Partnership took place. Chair was Juergen Voegele, Senior Director, Agriculture Global Practice at the World Bank Group. Panelists John McDermott (IFPRI) and Inge Brouwer (Wageningen UR) urged participants to flip their thinking: from “Farm to Fork“, to “Fork to Farm”. »

Full report
January 23, 2017Knowledge activity
Full report “IFC and Agribusiness in a Changing Environment”

The full report of the one-day event “IFC and Agribusiness in a Chaning Environmet” has been published. The event in The Hague was organized on October 28, 2016, by RVO and IUCN NL – together with IFC – in the framework of the World Bank Group-Netherlands strategic partnership ‘Food for All’. »

Moving forward on youth inclusiveness in agricultural transformation
December 20, 2016Knowledge activity
Moving forward on youth inclusiveness in agricultural transformation
Theme: Youth in agrofood systems

Many policies and programs are being implemented that should bring youth back to work in agriculture, but they are often underpinned by assumptions that could undermine the effective augmentation of food security and employment. To start the discussion by shedding some light on the do’s and don’ts when working with youth, we organized two meetings on youth inclusiveness in agricultural transformation. »

Building a joint landscape learning agenda
December 19, 2016Knowledge activity
Building a joint landscape learning agenda

Integrated landscape management is increasingly recognized as a means to simultaneously achieve sustainable food production, ecosystem conservation, and sustainable livelihoods at the landscape level. With the aim to contribute to the further sharing of knowledge, dialogue and action to support integrated landscape management worldwide, CDI organized the Netherlands Landscape Learning Journey. »