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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 »

Food & Business Knowledge Platform input for upcoming Dutch Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Policy
March 21, 2018News
Food & Business Knowledge Platform input for upcoming Dutch Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Policy

The Office of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) has formulated answers to the nine questions of the consultation of Minister Kaag on the upcoming for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation policy. »

Nutrition-Sensitive Value Chains and Food Systems for Ethiopia: Where Are the Entry Points?
March 19, 2018News
Nutrition-Sensitive Value Chains and Food Systems for Ethiopia: Where Are the Entry Points?

An overview of an address to the Public Seminar on “The potential of value chains for nutrition:  A knowledge exchange for better informed policies and practices” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Written by Namukolo Covic (Senior Research Coordinator) & Belay Terefe (Research Associate) of A4NH in Ethiopia. »

Give your input to the upcoming Dutch Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Policy
March 1, 2018News
Give your input to the upcoming Dutch Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Policy

On February 22, 2018 the newly installed Dutch Rutte-III government opened an online civil consultation to feed into its upcoming policy brief that will guide Dutch Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation (FT&DC) in the coming years.
All (inter)national partners active in this field are warmly invited by Minister Kaag to share their ideas and knowledge. »