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Vacancy RUAF Foundation
December 21, 2017News
Vacancy RUAF Foundation

RUAF Foundation is looking for a young consultant with work experience in urban food systems, urban agriculture, and policy and/or circular economy in the context of sustainable urban development. Duration of the contract is one year, starting February 1, 2018. Deadline for applications is January 10, 2018 »

Newsletter conference
December 15, 2017News
Newsletter conference “Research & Policy: two peas in a pod? A dialogue for food security impact”

The conference “Research & Policy: two peas in a pod? A dialogue for food security impact” on December 1, organized by NWO-WOTRO and the F&BKP in close collaboration with the Ministries of Forgein Affairs and Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, was a major step in improving the link between research and policy. Around 150 participants from the Netherlands, Africa and South Asia gathered in The Hague to share and connect their work in the field of food security. »

Agrofood Broker of the Year 2017: Addis Teshome (IFDC)
December 12, 2017News
Agrofood Broker of the Year 2017: Addis Teshome (IFDC)

Out of 17 nominees, three final candidates were selected for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2017 Award. More than 2000 people voted through an online poll and after two rounds, Addis Teshome was announced as the winner. The award was presented by Melle Leenstra, member of the jury, during the conference “Research & policy: two peas in a pod? A dialogue for food security impact”. »

Six new vacancies YEP Agrofood
December 11, 2017News
Six new vacancies YEP Agrofood

There are six new YEP Agrofood job opportunities available.The current vacancies at Denys in Mali, AgriProFocus in East Africa (Kenya and Rwanda) and Larive in Kenya are open for Dutch nationals only. New in this round are positions at Netherlands Embassies; in Rwanda, Benin and Kenya. »

Conference
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. »