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The relevance of longer-term research
March 6, 2017News
The relevance of longer-term research

Longer-term research has as much, but complementary, relevance for the objective of food security as shorter-term research. The research funded through the Food & Business Global Challenges Programme (GCP) may last four to five years. This allows for methodologies that require time to lead to results, such as in-depth studies, iterative research approaches and more »

“The Gold Standard: Exploring the added value of the Dutch knowledge platforms”
March 6, 2017News
“The Gold Standard: Exploring the added value of the Dutch knowledge platforms”

The five Dutch Knowledge Platforms are said to ‘have gold in their hands’. A recently launched learning review provides insight into the achievements and added value of the five Knowledge Platforms since their kick-off three years ago. »

F&BKP newsletter 2017 #01
February 17, 2017News
F&BKP newsletter 2017 #01

The first Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) newsletter of 2017 includes F&BKP products such as studies, reports of seminars, Knowledge Portal items, and upcoming events.  To stay up-to-date on the F&BKP activities on a daily basis, please follow us on Twitter and Facebook . Follow this link to the complete first 2017 newsletter of the Platform; enjoy the »

Stakeholder perceptions and future outlook of the Platform
February 15, 2017News
Stakeholder perceptions and future outlook of the Platform

During 2016 the F&BKP Steering Committee commissioned a stakeholder review of the Platform. Consultants Jolein Baidenmann and Alex Percy-Smith focused on the performance and added value of the Platform in the eyes of its stakeholders and gave forward-looking advice on the approach and positioning of the Platform. »

YEP Effect Magazine: achievements and future potential
February 3, 2017News
YEP Effect Magazine: achievements and future potential

On Monday January, 16, 2017, the YEP Effect Magazine was launched during the kick-off of the Young Expert Programmes Training for batch 10. Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands Water Partnership and the F&BKP were present at the event and received the first copies of the magazine from YEP. »

Nine Ugandan Food & Business projects gathered to enhance their policy relevance
February 2, 2017News
Nine Ugandan Food & Business projects gathered to enhance their policy relevance

Representatives of nine Applied Research Fund (ARF) projects – from research, the private sector and NGOs and governmental agencies – gathered for a country workshop in Entebbe on the 26th and the 27th of January. They discussed and reflected upon emerging findings and results of research on food security and private sector development. »