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Report ARF-2 projects International workshop and public seminar in Benin
July 11, 2017Knowledge activity
Report ARF-2 projects International workshop and public seminar in Benin

In October 2016 ARF-2 project members met for a learning exchange during the second International workshop of the Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF) in Cotonou, Benin. The workshop focused on knowledge exchange and strategies of co-creation and research uptake. »

Report Stakeholder Engagement Training
June 13, 2017Knowledge activity
Report Stakeholder Engagement Training

NWO-WOTRO and the F&BKP organized a training for research projects of the Global Challenges Programme. The training focused on stakeholder engagement: how do you engage the wider circle of stakeholders in your research? A report of the training which took place on March 30, 2017, is now available online. »

Conference
June 9, 2017Knowledge activity
Conference “Boosting youth employment in Africa”
Theme: Youth in Agri-Food

INCLUDE and the Ministry of FA organized a conference on “Boosting youth employment in Africa: what works and why?” on May 30, 2017. The F&BKP participated in the conference because of its work on similar topics from a food security perspective, including the role of youth in agriculture and on social entrepreneurship. »

Feeding an urbanizing world
May 8, 2017Knowledge activity
Feeding an urbanizing world
Theme: Inclusive Business

Dutch agrofood companies are reflecting on the role they can play in the increasing worldwide demand for (fresh) food produce. To feed growing cities in a sustainable way, they need to speed up the pace of innovation, share knowledge and position themselves better. These were some of the conclusions of the “Feeding Cities” meeting, held on April 18, 2017. »

Food for All Talk 03
May 4, 2017Knowledge activity
Food for All Talk 03 “Can seeds help smallholders diversify?”

On April 13, the third Food for All Talk (#FFATalks) under the WBG-Netherlands Partnership took place. Ethel Sennhauser of the World Bank Group, led the discussion about how seed companies help smallholder farmers diversify into growing vegetables for income and better nutrition. »

Towards a global research and learning agenda for inclusive agribusiness
April 27, 2017Knowledge activity
Towards a global research and learning agenda for inclusive agribusiness
Theme: Inclusive Business

Beginning March some 35 experienced practitioners came together to consider how to learn more effectively from the wealth of work being done on inclusive agribusiness, and to formulate six collaborative action priorities. »