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.


Publication of the Africa Agriculture Status Report 2014

On September 2, a comprehensive report on the status of agriculture on the African continent was September 2 on the side-line of the 2014 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF). As the second in the series of the African Agriculture Status Report, this newly released  volume seeks to provide an in-depth and comprehensive analysis of emerging »

Online Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition consultation

The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) organizes an online consultation from 2 till 23 September about food security. Through the forum, FSN would like to explore factors  that contribute to evidence and knowledge  actually being used in policy making processes – in particular at the country and regional level. Technical notes, research »

Green Revolution Forum considers Africa’s food future

African ministers and business leaders have gathered in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent’s food security. Together in the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), they will focus on delivering agriculture-led economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa. In June, the Africa Union issued a declaration to double food productivity and »

Fresco: New Enlightenment of our times

On Monday September 1, 2014 Wageningen UR celebrated the Opening of its Academic Year 2014/2015. This year, the programme included an address by Professor Louise Fresco, the new Chair of the Executive Board, as well as contributions by students and researchers. In her first official speech the new Chair gave her views on the role »