F&BKP newsletter December 2018 (#07)
In the December Newsletter, the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) indicates that Food and Nutrition Security in conflict sensitive areas is nowadays high on the policy agenda and a priority theme of the Platform. In the newsletter a report is presented about the recent Food _ Stability mission to the Horn of Africa, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and FAO, joined by the F&BKP.
Furthermore the Platform shares an inventory by Nuffic on Dutch-African partnerships in support of SHAEA; an update on the food systems approach and insights of the 2018 Global Nutrition Report.
The rewarded projects under the LEAP-Agri and the Seed Systems Development call are also presented; and the findings of several Global Challenges Programme (GCP) projects and an interview with a team member of the research consortium of the successful GCP aquaponics project.
Finally, attention is drawn to the online voting poll of the Agrofood Broker of the Year Award 2018: till the end of the year 2018 anyone can vote for their favourite candidate to be the winner of this Award.
Please continue to follow the Platform on Social media Twitter and Facebook to stay updated on the developments and activities in 2019.
And last but not least, the Platform wishes everyone an inspiring, positive and healthy New Year,