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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 »

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 »