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

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Expert team is finalizing Soil Fertility Exploratory study

The Office has commissioned  the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) to conduct a Soil Fertility Exploratory study to map primary stakeholders and explore possibilities of strategic partnerships and emergent thematic priorities, especially in Africa. The study is conducted by a team composed of international experts, including a renowned African scientist on soil fertility. The final report will »

International Foundation for Science (IFS) Grants for Early-Career Research in Developing Countries

The International Foundation on Science (IFS) has opened a Call for Early-Career Research in Developing Countries. One of the themes young academia can apply for is “Food Security, Dietary Diversity and Healthy Livelihoods”. The deadline for submission of individual research grant applications is December 31, 2014. Throughout the coming decade the primary focus of the »

First-ever Global Nutrition Report released

The first-ever Global Nutrition Report of an international consortium of experts, was published on November 13, 2014. It provides a comprehensive narrative on levels of malnutrition across the world: the report includes 192 country profiles. A consortium of nations, organizations, researchers, and academics has released the first-ever comprehensive narrative on global health and country-level progress »

Write-shop targeting the NWO-WOTRO ARF second call

From 11 till 14 November 2014 a write-shop targeting the NWO-WOTRO Applied Research Fund (ARF) second call is taking place in Entebbe, Uganda. Knowledge Broker Nicole Metz is representing the Office of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform, which is involved in the preparation of the ARF calls and impact improvement during the project implementation. »