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F&BKP newsletter June 2018 (#03)
June 15, 2018News
F&BKP newsletter June 2018 (#03)

In the June newsletter the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) presents reports on several workshops and draws attention to the F&BKP highlights of 2017, including important achievements in all main activities: Strategic partnerships, Research & innovation, and Knowledge Portal. »

Netherlands-CGIAR partnership launches call to fund senior CGIAR experts
May 22, 2018News
Netherlands-CGIAR partnership launches call to fund senior CGIAR experts

Within the framework of the Netherlands – CGIAR partnership, a call for Senior Expert Candidates has been launched. Senior experts employed by Dutch research organizations and involved in CGIAR research or management, are offered a chance to spend (more) time on their CGIAR activities, since they will be able to apply for a grant that enables them to cover part of their personnel costs. Deadline for the first assessment round is July 5, 2018. »

New YEP positions available
May 15, 2018News
New YEP positions available

YEP is looking for Dutch candidates for eight new YEP positions. Main goal of YEP, consisting of YEP Agrofood and YEP Water, is to offer young professionals the opportunity to take their first steps in an international environment.  The current vacancies in Myanmar, Indonesia, Kenya, Philippines and Zimbabwe are open for Dutch nationals only. Application for the new YEP positions is open until May 27, 2018. »

IOB – Review of Dutch food security policy 2012-2016
May 8, 2018News
IOB – Review of Dutch food security policy 2012-2016

The Policy and Operations Evaluation Department (IOB) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has presented its review results of the Dutch food security policy in the period 2012-2016. IOB assessed the contribution of the Dutch food security policy to higher agricultural production and farm incomes, better access to nutrition and an enabling business environment. »

F&BKP newsletter April 2018 (#02)
April 6, 2018News
F&BKP newsletter April 2018 (#02)

In the April newsletter, the F&BKP informs about new studies and reports of meetings, including the first podcast on Feeding Cities, and furthermore the results of the Knowledge Portal survey, the input to the consultation of Minister Kaag and upcoming events like the foodFIRST conference on June 1, 2018. »

Vacancies at HAS University of Applied Sciences
March 22, 2018News
Vacancies at HAS University of Applied Sciences

HAS University of Applied Sciences has two vacancies, Lecturer Crop Production Systems and Lecturer International Agri-food Marketing. Location is ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands, the appointment is for 0.8 fte, initially for one year, leading to a permanent appointment following a positive appraisal. Application deadline for both vacancies is April 2, 2018 HAS University of Applied »