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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 »

Report of the FoodFirst Vijverbergsession on Regional Trade (in Dutch)
August 12, 2014Knowledge activity
Report of the FoodFirst Vijverbergsession on Regional Trade (in Dutch)
Theme: Regional Trade for Food Security

Vijverbergsessions are closed sessions where academics, politicians and experts from the government, civil society and business discuss global food issues; goal is to formulate conclusions relevant for policy makers. On Wednesday July 2, 2014, the platform FoodFirst organized a session about the role of regional markets for food security in Africa. Please find below the report of »

Seas of Change interview with Leonardo Lima, Arcos Dorados
August 12, 2014Knowledge activity
Seas of Change interview with Leonardo Lima, Arcos Dorados
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 Seas of Change interview, Leonardo de Souza Lima talks »

Report of book launch: 'The Global Land Grab - Beyond the Hype'
July 15, 2014Knowledge activity
Report of book launch: ‘The Global Land Grab – Beyond the Hype’
Theme: Land Governance

On July 3, 2014, the book ‘The Global Land Grab – Beyond The Hype’ was launched and discussed during an event at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Hague. The meeting was organized by LANDac, the IS Academy on Land Governance for Equitable and Sustainable Development. During the session Minister for Foreign Trade and »

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. »

Report on Lunch Meeting
June 3, 2014Knowledge activity
Report on Lunch Meeting “Dealing strategically with land issues”
Theme: Land Governance

On Monday May 12, 2014, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, LANDac and the F&BKP organized a lunch meeting: “Dealing strategically with land issues – the case of Benin”. »