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Report on F&BKP Office’s activities in 2013
May 27, 2014News
Report on F&BKP Office’s activities in 2013

2013 saw the start of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP), one of the five Knowledge Platforms initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The F&BKP was not launched publicly in 2013 but steps were taken to organize the Office and hold initial talks with relevant networks and organizations in the Netherlands. The »

Award for cross-disciplinary academic researches on food
May 26, 2014News
Award for cross-disciplinary academic researches on food

The F&BKP likes to draw your attention to the Premio Daniel Carasso. This international award is for a scientist with new ideas to develop sustainable food and diets. The Premio Daniel Carasso is looking for scientists who are working on innovative and realistic approaches through cross-disciplinary researches in order to develop “sustainable food and diets »

New Food & Business research projects awarded
May 1, 2014News
New Food & Business research projects awarded

In April 2014, ten Food & Business (F&B) research projects have been awarded funding by WOTRO Science for Global Development. Five projects fall under the F&B Global Challenges Programme (GCP), the other five will receive funding from the F&B Applied Research Fund (ARF). First GCP-projects The GCP-projects are the first research proposals that receive funding as »

Open market place for Food Security Exchange
April 17, 2014News
Open market place for Food Security Exchange

On Wednesday May 7 in the afternoon, the F&BKP together with the Ministries of Foreign and Economic Affairs, are organizing an open market place at the campus of Wageningen. During this market, partners (companies, knowledge institutes, NGOs) can present themselves with an exhibition stand and/or claim a pitch in the speakers corner. Partners can also »

Launch second call GCP
April 10, 2014News
Launch second call GCP

On April 10, 2014 WOTRO Science for Global Development launches the second call within the Food & Business Global Challenges Programme (GCP), part of Food & Business Research. The call has been developed in collaboration with the Food & Business Knowledge Platform and focuses on two priority areas for research and innovation: Inclusive business models »

Report F&BKP introductory consultation meeting
March 27, 2014News
Report F&BKP introductory consultation meeting

On February 27, 2014, the Food & Business Knowledge Platform organized an introductory consultation meeting for organizations active in the field of food and nutrition security. Please find at the bottom of this article a link to the detailed report of the meeting. After a general introduction (download PDF) about the Platform by the Director »