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The gateway to knowledge for food and nutrition security. Connecting business, science, civil society and policy.

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HortEco workshop June 2019

On June 12, 2019 a workshop in the framework of the HortEco project was organized by the Faculty of Agronomy, Universidad de la República del Uruguay and Red de Agroeocología. The workshop focused on the project “Diversification of open greenhouse tomato through the introduction of flowering plants and spices”. »

Five new YEP positions available

Young Expert Programmes (YEP) is looking for Dutch candidates for five new YEP positions. Main goal of YEP, consisting of YEP Agrofood and YEP Water, is to offer young professionals the opportunity to kickstart their international career supported by training and coaching.  The current vacancies in Kenya, Bangladesh, Egypt, Ghana and Myanmar are open for Dutch nationals only., with applications deadline July 24, 2019. »

F&BKP Newsletter July 2019 (#03)

In its July Newsletter, the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) highlights the Food & Nutrition Security Excellence Programme, an opportunity for students to work on real-life cases of Dutch Embassies in Burundi and Kenya. Furthermore reports of various knowledge activities are presented. The Platform informs on: two Community of Practice meetings, one on Food »

Food systems Community of Practice meeting: Research meets practice

On June 18, 2019 a Food systems Community of Practice (CoP) meeting was organized by the F&BKP. The meeting brought together 21 Food and Nutrition Security professionals from policy, research and practice to exchange on how food systems approaches have been brought into practice so far to identify lessons and future perspectives. »