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

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GCP-1 final factsheet: Zambian traditional fermented foods

Please download the GCP-1 final factsheet, which concludes that mostly Mabisi, based on milk, contributes to optimizing the local diet: the Standards Bureau in Zambia will formalize Mabisi processing protocols to allow sales at the formal market through formal market channels. »

Second Call CoP Digital Solutions – June 22, 2020

On June 22, 2020, the second meeting of the CoP on Digital Solutions was convened by 2SCALE to discuss a proposal for an action perspective of this CoP was discussed. In preparation, a mapping was carried out to inventory the activities of organizations in the realm of digital technologies in food security programming. As an intermediate step the organization a webinars series was proposed to kick start this CoP with a practical perspective. »

Key findings and lessons from Dutch publicly funded horticulture initiatives in LMICs

A stronger horticulture sector in low- and middle-income countries is expected to contribute to among others (inclusive) business development, employment, enhanced Food and Nutrition Security and economic growth. This has motivated the Netherlands to substantially invest in horticulture initiatives in these countries. This synthesis paper was written to develop an overview of the most important insights and lessons from these initiatives, with the aim of contributing to improved policy and practice of future horticulture development initiatives. »

Call for ATVET Success Stories

The “Africa Knows” Conference, to be held 2-4 December 2020, is organizing a panel on technical and vocational education and training (ATVET) in the agri-food sector. The panel, consisting of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform, Nuffic, RUFORUM and Wageningen University & Research, specifically focuses on how ATVET can bridge the gap between higher education, other forms of learning, and the business community, and launches a call for ATVET Success Stories. »