F&BKP Office

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Food & Business Knowledge Platform

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


Asia-Pacific seed trade on long road to recovery

Seed trade in the Asia-Pacific region has been strongly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A series of surveys among seed company executives conducted in April, May and August 2020 shows adverse effects on the demand for sowing seed, although the situation in August was much better than in April or May for most crops. Still, »

Project proposals to employ Young Experts

Organisations interested in employing a motivated Young Expert can submit new international project proposals for Young Expert positions until October 11, 2020. Please note that due to COVID-19, the YEP training programme could be adjusted with, for instance, online sessions. Participating organisations and young experts involved, will be informed of any adjustments in due time. »

Final GCP-3 factsheet: PASMI in Indonesia

Please download the final factsheet of Global Challenges Programme project in Call 3 “Project for sustainable Aquaculture to Support restoration of Mangrove forest in Indonesia (PASMI)”. »

Pathways for market-oriented development on the HDP nexus

To advance the Humanitarian-Development-Peace (HDP) nexus agenda in practice, policymakers and programme managers at (I)NGOs should start developing transition pathways for programming in settings affected by protracted crisis and conflict. This is one of the main conclusions in the final report “Pathways for market-oriented development on the HDP nexus” by The Broker. This final report in a series of three, documents the current state of innovation for HDP nexus programming based on lessons from ten recovery, resilience and market-oriented programmes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan and Nigeria. »