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November 24, 2017News
Conference “Research & Policy: two peas in a pod? A dialogue for food security impact”

NWO-WOTRO and the F&BKP, in close cooperation with the Dutch Ministries of Foreign and Economic Affairs are organizing¬†a¬†conference”Research & Policy: two peas in a pod? A dialogue for food security impact”, on December 1, 2017 in The Hague, the Netherlands. Concept notes of the thematic session are now available in PDF. »

Progress Agribusiness-based Advisory Services (ABAS) project
November 14, 2017News
Progress Agribusiness-based Advisory Services (ABAS) project
Theme: Inclusive Business

In the first phase of the Agribusiness-based Advisory Services (ABAS) project the main key questions have been identified resulting in an analytical framework. Within that framework relevant experience, information and potential cases have been identified that could help answer the study questions. »

F&BKP newsletter November 2017 (#06)
November 10, 2017News
F&BKP newsletter November 2017 (#06)

In the November F&BKP newsletter readers are invited to vote for one of the three finalists of the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2017 Award, and to complete the evaluation survey of the Knowledge Portal. Furthermore, the newsletter informs about eight new GCP projects, and refers to reports, workshops, reports and events related to Food and Nutrition Security (FNS). »

Granted GCP projects scaling up Climate Smart Agriculture
November 9, 2017News
Granted GCP projects scaling up Climate Smart Agriculture

WOTRO, in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the F&BKP, granted eight projects in the fourth call within the Global Challenges Programme (GCP). The call focuses on contributing to business models, incentives and innovative finance for scaling Climate Smart Agriculture. »

Launch NLandscape: a practicioners network on landscape approaches
November 9, 2017News
Launch NLandscape: a practicioners network on landscape approaches

The Food & Knowledge Business Platform is supporting NLandscape, an informal network of over 20 Dutch environmental and developmental organizations who apply integrated landscape approaches and thinking to complement and strengthen their project design and implementation. »

Vote for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2017!
November 3, 2017News
Vote for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2017!

This year the F&BKP will for the first time award the Agrofood Broker of the Year Award to a professional in the field of Food and Nutrition Security, who has undertaken significant brokering activities in 2016/2017. The jury has selected three final candidates from the 17 nominees. Starting today until November 24, you can vote for your favourite knowledge broker through an online poll. »