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

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F&BKP and Postharvest Network present at No More Food to Waste Conference

The Netherlands, together with the FAO, is organizing the international conference No More Food to Waste – Global action to stop food waste and food losses, held from June 16 till June 19, 2015 in the World Forum convention center in The Hague, the Netherlands. The Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) and the Postharvest Network (PHN) »

Capitalizing on knowledge in international public-private partnerships

The Ministry of Economic Affairs, department of Agriculture and Nature Knowledge, and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform together with Wageningen University & Research centre organized an expert meeting on the development of international PPPs and the valorization of knowledge by knowledge institutes and the private sector. Researchers from Wageningen UR presented the results of »

Changing the Food Game, understanding agro-systems to support transformation

As stated in their letter to parliament, the Dutch government has called on partners from the private sector, civil society and knowledge institutions to use the strengths of the Netherlands to eradicate hunger worldwide within a single generation while establishing a sound basis for sustainably feeding nine billion people by 2050. On June 2, 2015, »

Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships

On May 20, 2015, the Brussels Development Briefing n.41 on the subject of “Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships” was held at the ACP Secretariat in Brussels. It addressed nutrition as one of the essential pillars of human development, and allowed for sharing about the slow global progress: even as undernourishment decreases, new issues such as micronutrient deficiencies, obesity »