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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 »

Scaling up Dutch Efforts for Global Nutrition
February 20, 2015Knowledge activity
Scaling up Dutch Efforts for Global Nutrition
Theme: Nutrition Security

The Netherlands Working Group on Nutrition, together with the Food & Business Knowledge Platform and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, organize an action-oriented discussion event on 10 March 2015, kindly hosted by Unilever Vlaardingen. The aim of the event is to make Dutch policy makers and practitioners aware of the findings of the Global Nutrition »

Learning journey for Dutch Embassies through Ethiopia
December 2, 2014Knowledge activity
Learning journey for Dutch Embassies through Ethiopia

For three days in October 2014, a group of 20 staff from nine Dutch embassies travelled through Ethiopia for a learning event, reflected on Food & Nutrition Security (FNS) programmes in their countries. »

Seas of Change interview with Mark Lundy, CIAT
August 13, 2014Knowledge activity
Seas of Change interview with Mark Lundy, CIAT
Theme: Inclusive Business

This interview was recorded at a Seas of Change workshop, early 2014, in Amsterdam. At this workshop, practitioners from companies, NGOs, development organizations, and research institutions discussed inclusive business strategies to productively engage smallholder farmers. And in particular how to scale up successful strategies. In the interview, CIAT’s Mark Lundy talks about trends in smallholder »