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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.


F&BKP Annual Plan 2015

The Food & Business Knowledge Platform has published its Annual Plan 2015. The document defines the Platform’s strategic goals and outlines the activities for the year 2015.  Strategic goals The strategic goals of the F&BKP to increase food and nutrition security (FNS) are to contribute to: Coherent policy development and programmes supported by an efficient knowledge and research »

Sixth F&BKP Newsletter

In the sixth newsletter, the Food & Business Knowledge Platform presents three new reports conducted within the Platform: the first focuses on the financing of African smallholder farmers; the second analyzes Public-Private Partnerships for food security; and the last reports on the results of the consultation meeting to establish a partnership between the Netherlands and the CGIAR. You can »

Research: Financing of African smallholder farmers offers solutions for worldwide food security

The Dutch Platform for Inclusive Finance (NpM), AgriProFocus and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) have investigated the bottlenecks that exist to finance smallholder farmers. The research provides insight into how food production systems work and how they can be strengthened with improved financial services. The research report, which was published on May 13, »

Vice Versa special edition on food chains

Vice Versa has published an English version of their special edition on food chains. The edition focuses on the effect of agricultural value chains on the development of farmers, on their incomes and the economy. Marc Broere and Joris Tielens state the following in their preface: “Much agricultural produce comes from small farmers in developing »