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F&BKP Report “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?”
July 3, 2014Study
F&BKP Report “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?”
Theme: Food Wastage

Within the F&BKP an inventory study on the relation between the reduction of food wastage and the improvement of food security has been conducted. Please find below the link to the full report and the summary of the study “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?”. Download the F&BKP Report “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?” »

Food wastage overview of networks and information
July 2, 2014Study
Food wastage overview of networks and information
Theme: Food Wastage

In the Food & Business Knowledge Platform an overview in a mind map has been composed of networks and information in the field of food losses and waste. The mind map shown below is indicative and non-exhaustive. Please feel free to suggest additions to the overview by sending an e-mail to *protected email*. How to navigate the »

HLPE Report on food losses and waste
July 1, 2014Study
HLPE Report on food losses and waste
Theme: Food Wastage

The issue of global food losses and waste has recently received much attention and has been given high visibility. According to FAO, almost one-third of food produced for human consumption – approximately 1.3 billion tonnes per year – is either lost or wasted globally: their reduction is now presented as essential to improve food security »

Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980-2013
June 5, 2014Study
Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980-2013
Theme: Nutrition Security

According to a comprehensive study published in the medical journal The Lancet, almost one third of the global population is overweight or obese. Approximately 2.1 billion people fall into those two categories, with 671 million defined as clinically obese.  The report found that the highest rates of obesity are in the Middle East and North »

IOB Study
April 3, 2014Study
IOB Study
Theme: Partnerships

Public-private partnerships (PPP’s) are a relatively recent phenomenon in international development cooperation. Current policy documents frequently refer to expectations regarding their potential contributions to global development goals. The growing international attention was firmly backed by the Netherlands government. However, there are still few diagnostic tools available to determine when and how PPP’s represent a preferred »

Nutrition Security networks
March 19, 2014Study
Nutrition Security networks
Theme: Nutrition Security

This is an overview of relevant international and national knowledge networks on nutrition security. The list includes international institutions, knowledge and research networks, civil society organizations and networks, and public-private partnerships. It is a preliminary list which will be adapted when relevant. »