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Research call “Enabling and Scaling Genetic Improvement and Propagation Materials”
August 31, 2017News
Research call “Enabling and Scaling Genetic Improvement and Propagation Materials”

In October, a consultation meeting will be organized to advise and inform an upcoming research call “Enabling and Scaling Genetic Improvement and Propagation Materials” in the context of the NL-CGIAR strategic partnership. »

Deloitte Impact Foundation supports elaboration GO YEP-vision
August 21, 2017News
Deloitte Impact Foundation supports elaboration GO YEP-vision

On Friday September 01, 2017, the YEP Programme Bureau, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Deloitte Impact Foundation organize a Visionary Meeting to discuss the GO YEP-vision 2030 with actors from the water and agrofood sectors which have hired Young Experts in the past four years. The basis for the GO YEP-vision is the continuation of the current programmes YEP Water and YEP Agrofood, with a possible extension to other sectors!  »

Vacancies at Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation
August 16, 2017News
Vacancies at Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation

Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI) stands for ‘Knowledge in Action’ and supports organizations and people to strengthen their capacity for sustainable development. WCDI is currently looking for a Livestock Value Chains Advisor and for a Food and Nutrition Security Advisor. »

F&BKP special embassies #01
July 27, 2017News
F&BKP special embassies #01

The first Embassy special of our Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) newsletter presents the results of the “Food & Nutrition Security learning journey” to Kenya. In June 2017, staff from Dutch embassies across Africa, Asia and the Netherlands visited Kenya for this learning journey. The journey was meant to jointly learn and reflect on »

New vacancies YEP programmes
July 24, 2017News
New vacancies YEP programmes

There are nine new Young Expert Programmes (YEP) job opportunities available. Main goal of the YEP Programmes, consisting of YEP Agrofood and YEP Water, is to offer young Dutch and local professionals the opportunity to take their first steps in an international environment. The current vacancies, of which six in YEP Agrofood, in Zambia, Bangladesh, »

Vietnam, World Bank and the Netherlands to cooperate on food safety
July 20, 2017News
Vietnam, World Bank and the Netherlands to cooperate on food safety

In Vietnam, food safety is of great and increasing importance to consumers and policymakers alike. The Government of Vietnam will intensify its collaboration with the World Bank and the Netherlands in assessing and addressing food safety risks. Prime Minister Phuc of Vietnam signed a Memorandum with Dutch Prime Minister Rutte and WBG’s Country Director for Vietnam. »