Report GCP-3 Midterm Workshop and Public Seminar
Eight consortia of projects funded in the third call of the Food & Business Global Challenges Programme (GCP-3) gathered in Accra, Ghana, for their midterm meeting on January 14-17, 2019. The full report of the meeting, organized by NWO-WOTRO and including a public event organized by the Food & Business Knowledge Platform, has now been published online.
This report captures proceedings of the Global Challenges Programme (GCP-3) Midterm Review Joint Meeting and the research-practice exchange on the food systems approach that took place on January 14-17, 2019. It was a conference of presentations, group discussions, plenary discussions, panel discussions and interactive exchanges.
The third Global Challenges Programme Midterm Review Joint Meeting organized by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO-WOTRO) and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) took place on January 14-17, 2019 in Accra, Ghana. The event convened a total of eight Global Challenges Programme Research groups working on issues related to food and nutrition security. The meeting aimed at promoting shared learning and exchange on rising key issues in global and regional food security and its impact on local food security. The international multi-stakeholder groups of the Global Challenges Programme Call 3, presented on their projects with best practices, challenges, research findings, key activities conducted and results of their studies. External stakeholders participating on Thursday afternoon also shared lessons learned and gave recommendations.
These findings were also shared with a wider Ghanaian audience during the public event that was organized in the afternoon at the last day of the event, organized by the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP). More information about this public event is included in this report. Additionally, videos including one on how it was presented in the Ghanaian news and one with the participants reflecting on the afternoon, as well as a news item, can be found at the website of the F&BKP.