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.


Agricultural Research for Development funding opportunities 2015

On its website, PAEPARD (the Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development) has again published an extensive list of funding opportunities on Agricultural Research for Development for the coming months. The list is divided in funds for Agriculture, Climate change, Bio-diversity, Fellowships/scholarships and Other. To see the list, please visit the »

Vacancies in food security

IFAD, IRRI, FAO and ICBA are looking for interested professionals to apply for international vacancies in the field of food security. For more information, please visit their websites. Director General for the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines Deadline application: February 5, 2015 Social Protection Officer (Rural Development) at Social Protection Division, ESP of »

Launch new call for proposals Urbanising Deltas of the World

Urbanising Deltas of the World (UDW) is an NWO research and innovation programme that aims to contribute to global water safety, food security and sustainable economic development in river deltas worldwide, by providing more effective and efficient responses to urbanization and climate change. UDW has launched a new call for proposals (€3M), which aims to »

FAO report “Deep Roots”

Deep Roots is a new publication from U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). This large, richly illustrated book takes a closer look at the momentum generated by the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) in 2014. According to FAO, the book examines “family farming policy development and actions at international, regional, national, municipal and local »