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Report “The Future for Food Systems”
December 7, 2016Knowledge activity
Report “The Future for Food Systems”

The aim of the workshop “The Future for Food Systems” was to support systematic food systems research as an analytical and policy device. The seminar was organized by Wageningen University & Research and IFPRI together with FOODSECURE & SUSFANS. Participants were about 100 researchers and experts from private sector, government and civil society organizations. »

ARCH Report
November 1, 2016Knowledge activity
ARCH Report “Consumers and Global Food Systems”

The main objective of this Pre-event was to highlight the increasingly international dimension of food systems and the need to include the perspectives of consumers in Europe and outside Europe, and to strengthen their involvement in research and innovation. The event was organized to contribute to the broader FOOD 2030 High Level Conference held in Brussels on October 12-13, 2016. »

CFS 43 Side Event
October 29, 2016Knowledge activity
CFS 43 Side Event “Reduction of food losses and waste in cities”
Theme: Food Wastage

How to tackle food waste and losses in our cities, which will increase drastically the coming decennia? How to connect the producers from the rural areas in a fair and sustainable way with the city consumers? This is an interesting topic with beautiful examples that inspire and need to be shared among each other. On »

Fruitful kick-off Food Connection Challenge
September 28, 2016Knowledge activity
Fruitful kick-off Food Connection Challenge
Theme: Food Wastage

“What a waste!”: is the first thought that comes to mind when you realize that in many food industries up to 40% of food produce gets wasted due to postharvest issues. The Food Connection Challenge (FCC) focuses on fit-to-purpose solutions for postharvest losses in Ghana. »

Report regional workshop on Compost for Sustainable Agriculture
September 28, 2016Knowledge activity
Report regional workshop on Compost for Sustainable Agriculture
Theme: Soil Management

Enhancing the knowledge and raising awareness about uses, challenges and potentials of organic nutrient sources was among the core objectives of a regional workshop by the Fertile Ground Initiative and CIAT held in Nairobi early September 2016. »

Discussion meeting on food security effects of floriculture in East-Africa
June 16, 2016Knowledge activity
Discussion meeting on food security effects of floriculture in East-Africa
Theme: Land Governance

On June 9, the Dutch Ministry of FA hosted a presentation about the scoping study, “Flowers for Food?” conducted by LANDac)/IDS Utrecht University and the Platform. Around 30 participants attended the presentation, mostly representatives from different government agencies, and a number of experts from academia, NGOs and certification bodies. »