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Food for All Talk
March 20, 2017News
Food for All Talk “Agriculture – Food – Bio Sciences”

The Food for All Talks is a series initiated by the WBG-NL Partnership and delivers new insights on strategic issues and operational questions around agriculture and food value chains for the WBG. During the second Talk entitled “Agriculture – Food – Bio Sciences”, Louise Fresco and Shenggen Fan will be interviewed. »

GCP-1 midterm progress newsletter
March 15, 2017News
GCP-1 midterm progress newsletter

The F&BKP, together with NWO-WOTRO, has published a special edition of the F&BKP newsletter, fully dedicated to the research projects funded within the first call of the Global Challenges Programme (GCP-1). In the newsletter various facsheets, articles and knowledge items illustrate how these GCP-1 projects work on a range of themes via co-creation and research uptake. »

Learnings from the Food Connection Challenge
March 8, 2017News
Learnings from the Food Connection Challenge
Theme: Food Wastage

The Food Connection Challenge (FCC), an initiative of BoPInc and Crosswise Works facilitated by the F&BKP and IBA, was launched as a business-led response to postharvest losses in Ghana. In this blogpost learnings from organizing this Challenge, including good practices, are shared to inform similar initiatives. »

Joint learning with a focus on smallholders: a custom-made process
March 8, 2017News
Joint learning with a focus on smallholders: a custom-made process

In the end of 2016, the five NWO-WOTRO projects funded within the first call of the Global Challenges Programma (GCP-1) of the Food and Business Research Programme were at their midterm stage. »

Introducing the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research
March 8, 2017News
Introducing the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research

Today, on International Women’s Day, the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is publicly launched. It aims to increase the visibility, impact and knowledge sharing of gender research undertaken across the CGIAR. »

First observations and lessons on co-creation and research uptake for impact
March 7, 2017News
First observations and lessons on co-creation and research uptake for impact

In the context of the GCP-1 midterm review, this article provides an insight into some NWO-WOTRO and F&BKP lessons on transdisciplinary collaboration. »