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Looking for a Knowledge Broker Food Security & Inclusive Economy
August 20, 2014News
Looking for a Knowledge Broker Food Security & Inclusive Economy

The Broker is partner in the Office of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform. The Broker is currently looking for a Knowledge Broker Food Security & Inclusive Economy (0,6 FTE), who will work partly for the Office of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform in The Hague. The Broker is a vibrant knowledge hub of »

First F&BKP newsletter
August 19, 2014News
First F&BKP newsletter

The Food & Business Knowledge Platform published its first two-monthly newsletter full with links to interesting studies, articles and news items on food and nutrition security.  In this first newsletter, we refer to the consultation on Dutch food security policy which the Office is currently conducting. The ideas of various professionals will be clustered around six main food security themes to serve »

CTA call for proposals
August 14, 2014News
CTA call for proposals

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has launched a call for proposals that aims at identifying and documenting proven practices, tools or policies that promote resilience and help farmers to address the challenges posed by climate change. Technical Centre fo Agricultural and Rural Cooperation The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation »

Course announcement: Linking research to local rural innovation
August 6, 2014News
Course announcement: Linking research to local rural innovation

From March 9 till March 27, 2015, The International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA) is organizing a three-week course for agricultural professionals from research, extension, development or producer organizations and the private sector. The course aims to introduce those trained in conventional research and development methodologies to new approaches and tools for »

Summaries ARF-1 & GCP-1 projects of the NWO-WOTRO Food & Business Research Programme
August 6, 2014News
Summaries ARF-1 & GCP-1 projects of the NWO-WOTRO Food & Business Research Programme

The popular summaries of the eight research projects that recently received funding in the third round of the first call of the Applied Research Fund (ARF) are now published on the NWO-WOTRO website. Also the summaries of the five awarded projects of the first Global Challenges Programme (GCP) call can be found there. »

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 »