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Learning trajectory on Green Education in Partnerships
June 15, 2018Knowledge activity
Learning trajectory on Green Education in Partnerships

The Borderless Network initiative developed a common ambition and agenda for the internationalization of green education. HAS University of Applied Sciences – on behalf of the Borderless Network, and financed by the F&BKP – executed a learning trajectory. The study focused on different partnership modalities between green education institutes and other actors. The analysis was discussed in several meetings which resulted in recommendations for the Borderless Network and its members.  »

June 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
School feeding or general food distribution? Quasi-experimental evidence on the educational impacts of emergency food assistance during conflict in Mali

This report investigates the effects of emergency school feeding and general food distribution (GFD) on children’s schooling during conflict in Mali. School feeding led to increases in enrolment by 11 percentage points and to about an additional half-year of completed schooling. »

November 8, 2017Knowledge Portal
Schools as a system to improve nutrition

This discussion paper shows that schools offer a unique opportunity to improve nutrition using a systemic, multi-sectoral approach. Social, health, economic and ethic arguments coalesce in and around schools. »

May 18, 2017Knowledge Portal
Impact of school gardens in Nepal

This article evaluates the combined impact of school gardens linked to complementary lessons and promotional activities about gardening and nutrition. The impact is measured as the nutritional awareness, knowledge, perceptions, eating behaviour and nutritional status of 10- to 15-year-old schoolchildren in Nepal. »

November 1, 2016Knowledge Portal
The effect of education on household food security in two informal urban settlements in Kenya: a longitudinal analysis

This article, published in the Food Security journal, investigates the effect of household education attainment on food security among poor urban households, using longitudinal data collected between 2007 and 2012 in Kenya. Poverty and food insecurity continue to feature prominently in the global agenda, with particularly close attention being paid to the determinants of food insecurity. However, the effect of education is mixed and remains understudied in low income countries. »

NICHE Call for Innovative Initiatives
May 31, 2016News
NICHE Call for Innovative Initiatives

The NICHE Call for Innovative Initiatives aims to strengthen post-secondary education and training capacity, and to address capacity needs of education and training providers in one or more of the eligible countries and focusing amongst others on food security. Deadline for submission is June 17, 2016. The Netherlands Initiative for Capacity development in Higher Education »