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

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Agrofood Broker of the Year 2018: Kwabena Asubonteng (University of Amsterdam)

Kwabena Asubonteng (University of Amsterdam) is the winner of the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2018 Award! The prize was awarded by Vanessa Nigten, Knowledge Broker at the F&BKP during the seminar “Future food systems for Ghanaian food security” in Accra, Ghana on January 17, 2019. »

A practical guide to make Inclusive Agribusiness cases accessible and inspiring

Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation, together with Roger Reuver, developed a practical guide to make inclusive agribusiness experiences accessible and inspiring. The guide is entitled “Creating effective Case Studies” and is meant for inclusive business teams interested in producing a case study of their project. »

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 »

Nine projects funded to improve seed systems in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

Nine projects are funded by NWO-WOTRO to strengthen the Netherlands-CGIAR research partnership on generating insights that contribute to improving seed systems in focus regions within Asia and Sub-Sahara Africa. Specific seed systems addressed are cassava, maize, groundnut, vegetables, cocoa, forage seed, tilapia and chicken, while some projects have a more general focus on improving the functioning and inclusiveness of seed systems and (actors in) markets. »