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F&BKP newsletter February 2019 (#01)
February 8, 2019News
F&BKP newsletter February 2019 (#01)

In the February 2019 Newsletter, the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) informs about having entered its second phase with the approval of the Plan of Action 2019-2022 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The F&BKP, Embassy Support Programme and Talent Pool will continue as the Knowledge Programme for Food Security.   This Programme will increase the »

Whose sea is it anyway
February 4, 2019Research project
Whose sea is it anyway

The article “Whose sea is it anyway” was published in the State of India’s Environment 2019 report by Dr. Joeri Scholtens and Prof. Amalendu Jyotishi of the GCP project Fish4Food, and describes how India’s fisheries are passing through a critical phase where the relation between production, livelihood and consumption reflects various trends of concern. »

Governing Sustainable Seafood
February 4, 2019Research project
Governing Sustainable Seafood

Simon R. Bush and Peter Oosterveer of the research team of the GCP project SUPERSEAS have published a new book “Governing Sustainable Seafood”. The book explores the rise of social movements through environmental NGOs, the nature and perceived limits of government regulation within and beyond the state, and the promise of market-based approaches such as ecolabelling. »

Reducing the need for feed
January 29, 2019Research project
Reducing the need for feed

A novel aquaculture feeding concept is exploiting the pond ecosystem to encourage farmed fish and shrimp to ingest naturally occurring food alongside feed – a system that has the potential to reduce both production costs and environmental impacts. The trials for this nutritious-pond concept are part of the GCP project “Nutritious-system pond farming in Vietnam”.  »

Congratulations to Zuhura Abdallah
January 28, 2019Research project
Congratulations to Zuhura Abdallah

The “Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kenya and Burkina Faso” research project led by Dr. Nicky Pouw is an interdisciplinary research team collaboration between social and natural scientists in Kenya, Burkina Faso and the University of Amsterdam. The research team congratulates Zuhura on her nomination as final candidate for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2018 Award! »

Improving Food and Nutrition Security in Ghana from a Food Systems Approach
January 24, 2019Knowledge activity
Improving Food and Nutrition Security in Ghana from a Food Systems Approach

On January 17, 2019 the F&BKP,  WOTRO and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a research – practice exchange seminar in Accra, Ghana which focused on Food Systems Approaches (FSAs). The meeting was attended by some 30 project members of the NWO-WOTRO Global Challenges Programme (GCP) Call 3 who were in Ghana for their midterm review. They were joined by some 40 Ghanaian Food & Business stakeholders working in the field of agri-business. »