F&BKP Office

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Food & Business Knowledge Platform

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The Office

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


The Fertile Grounds Initiative

The Fertile Grounds Initiative (FGI) was designed as a coordinated strategy of collaboration between actors in nutrient management at various spatial scales. FGI is based on eight subcomponents, which  bring together the supply and demand of nutrients within a specific geographical area to make optimum use of site-specific interventions and available nutrients, supplemented with external »

Third F&BKP newsletter

In these days before Christmas the Office team has sent out its final newsletter of the year, with updates on the various developments that have taken place in the Food & Business Knowledge Platform over the last couple of months. In the December newsletter, you can read about the successful exploratory meeting with private sector »

Policy letter: Dutch contribution to global food security

On November 18, the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade & Development Cooperation and the Minister for Agriculture sent their long-awaited letter on global food security to parliament. »

Horticulture funding opportunities

PAEPARD (the Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development) has communicated three horticulture funding and fellowship opportunities. Fellowships in legumes for students in a developing country This new program is specifically targeting promising young scientists from developing countries committed to pursuing research careers involving legume crops. Submissions are due by December 19, »