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Student competition for Global Development
July 22, 2014News
Student competition for Global Development

Are you a Dutch or foreign bachelor or master student studying in the Netherlands? Do you have an original and creative idea that contributes to more sustainable development in the world? Do you want to further develop your idea with experts in the field of international development and do you want to win a prize »

Second call for proposals Food & Business Applied Research Fund
July 16, 2014News
Second call for proposals Food & Business Applied Research Fund

Today, WOTRO has launched the second call for proposals for the Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF). ARF provides grants to demand driven applied research that contributes to innovation for food security in developing countries. The call has been developed in close collaboration with the Food & Business Knowledge Platform. ARF aims at promoting »

Pre-announcement new call ARF
July 3, 2014News
Pre-announcement new call ARF

Mid-July 2014 WOTRO will launch the second call for proposals for the Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), one of the two funding instruments within Food & Business Research. ARF provides grants for demand-driven applied research that contributes to food security. The focus of the second call is similar to the first call; proposals »

Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2014
June 19, 2014News
Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2014

This week the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2014  was launched by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) as part of its Human Development Report. The MPI is designed to be a comprehensive measure of acute individual poverty across over 100 developing countries. The MPI is complementary to traditional income-based measures of poverty, capturing scarcities people »

Looking for consultants soil fertility: call closed
June 10, 2014News
Looking for consultants soil fertility: call closed
Theme: Soil Management

The F&BKP is preparing a desk study on soil fertility, in close collaboration with its partner the Fertile Grounds Initiative (FGI), an emergent network that addresses the problem of declining soil fertility.  The study should provide insight into active international, regional and local networks, institutional ‘entrances’ (e.g. identification of situations with a high sense of »

Soil Fertility in a Changing World
June 1, 2014News
Soil Fertility in a Changing World
Theme: Soil Management

On December 13, 2013, an expert meeting was organized by Alterra and Agri-ProFocus, during which 36 representatives of business, science, civil society and policy contributed to a lively discussion about the importance of soil fertility in development projects. Goal of this expert meeting was to: Discuss the preliminary outcome of the project “Soil Fertility in »