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F&BKP Newsletter October 2020 (#04)
October 2, 2020News
F&BKP Newsletter October 2020 (#04)

In this fourth Newsletter of 2020, the F&BKP gives an update on the Netherlands Food Partnership which is increasingly taking shape. Furthermore it gives an overview of current activities like the webinar series of COVID-19 CoP Digital Solutions, and events and Knowledge Portal items on Food Nutrition and Security.  »

Third webinar CoP Digital Solutions on opportunities in response to COVID-19
September 24, 2020Knowledge activity
Third webinar CoP Digital Solutions on opportunities in response to COVID-19
Theme: CoP Digital Solutions

On Thursday September 17, 2020, the Food security and COVID-19 Community of Practice (CoP) on Digital Solutions hosted the webinar “Providing Liquidity in Agri Value Chains with Digital Solutions”. This is the last webinar in a series of three focusing on “Digital opportunities in the response to COVID-19 in Asian & Africa agriculture”. »

Asia-Pacific seed trade on long road to recovery
September 23, 2020Expert opinion
Asia-Pacific seed trade on long road to recovery

Seed trade in the Asia-Pacific region has been strongly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A series of surveys among seed company executives conducted in April, May and August 2020 shows adverse effects on the demand for sowing seed, although the situation in August was much better than in April or May for most crops. Still, »

CGIAR Performance Report 2019
August 13, 2020Study
CGIAR Performance Report 2019

On July 31,2020, CGIAR published its 2019 Performance Report. The Netherlands, as a strategic partner and funder to CGIAR is committed to share the important results achieved in 2019 by CGIAR, its CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs) and Platforms. The publication comes at a time when food systems are under incredible pressure due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and also in the midst of CGIAR’s transformation towards One CGIAR. »

First webinar CoP Digital Solutions on opportunities in response to COVID-19
August 12, 2020Knowledge activity
First webinar CoP Digital Solutions on opportunities in response to COVID-19
Theme: CoP Digital Solutions

On Thursday July 30, 2020, the Food security and COVID-19 Community of Practice (CoP) on Digital Solutions hosted the webinar ”How do African entrepreneurs in agriculture use digital technology to respond to Covid-19”. This is the first webinar in a series of three focusing on “Digital opportunities in the response to COVID-19 in Asian & Africa agriculture”. »

Third call CoP Finance & Outreach – July 9, 2020
July 23, 2020Knowledge activity
Third call CoP Finance & Outreach – July 9, 2020
Theme: CoP Finance & Outreach

On July 9, 2020, the third meeting of the Food security and COVID-19 CoP on Finance & Outreach took place online, organized by convener NpM. The meeting focused on several updates of participating organizations’ ongoing activities and a presentation of the draft of a Term Sheet for an emergency fund. »