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.


Aquaponics: combining profitable business models with increasing food security

“Sustainable integrated fish-vegetable production in Ethiopia” was the first GCP project to be finalized. The project aimed to improve nutrition security of rural households in Ethiopia by providing affordable and profitable aquaponics systems to generate nutrient-rich food and by developing sustainable business models to generate income. Bouke Kappers of TGS Business & Development Initiatives gives insights in what made the project a success. »

Food Systems: how could a food systems approach work for transitions towards SDG2

The Food Systems approach continues to be a key area of interest and exploration among Dutch knowledge institutions, Ministries and other stakeholders, as reflected by several expert meetings and studies during the past few months. They explore the concept of “food systems” further, trying to enhance understanding of what the “food systems approach” is about, and more importantly, how it could work to enhance the food systems transitions required to achieve SDG2 and other sustainable development goals. »

Two-pagers projects Global Challenges Programme second Call

The Food & Business Global Challenges Programme (GCP) addresses international, regional and global challenges on Food and Nutrition Security as a global public good. Six Integrated Projects of the second Call have now published their midterm factsheets, and one Fast Track project has shared its final findings. »

GCP-2 facstheet midterm findings: ILIPA

Please download the factsheet with midterm findings of this GCP-2 Integrated Project. »