Babs Ates

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Company / Organization / University

Food & Business Knowledge Platform

Role / Title

Knowledge Broker

Bio / Specialization

Babs Ates is content manager of the F&BKP Knowledge Portal and also works as a Knowledge Broker for the Platform, amongst others on the thematic area of youth in agriculture.
Babs completed a Master in Development and Rural Innovation and a Bachelor in Nutrition and Health at Wageningen University. She also finished her Advanced Master in International Development  (AMID) from the University of Nijmegen. For her master thesis she gained field experience in the field of food and nutrition security in Benin. Previously, Babs worked at Fairfood International and UNITED for Intercultural Action. 


World Development Report 2015 calls for knowledge of human mindsets in development policies

On Wednesday June 10, 2015 a presentation was given at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the World Development Report 2015 “Mind, Society and Behavior” (WDR2015). Co-author Ryan Muldoon shared the core insights of the report with policy, practical and research development professionals from the Netherlands. The WDR2015 discusses the limits of rational thinking »