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F&BKP Newsletter October 2019 (#04)
October 18, 2019News
F&BKP Newsletter October 2019 (#04)

In this October Newsletter the Food & Business Knowledge Platform informs about the launch of the Netherlands Food Partnership (NFP) on World Food Day 2019 and other running activities. »

PASMI project’s last stakeholder workshop
September 26, 2019Research project
PASMI project’s last stakeholder workshop

The Global Challenges Programme project “Sustainable aquaculture to support mangrove forest restoration in Indonesia (PASMI)” held its closing stakeholder workshop on September 19, 2019 at the Diponegoro University (UNDIP) in Indonesia, also to support the related project Demak-Building with Nature (BwN). »

GCP-4 factsheet midterm findings: CSA/SuPER
September 23, 2019Research project
GCP-4 factsheet midterm findings: CSA/SuPER

Midterm findings of the CSA/SuPER project in Tanzania: Climate change impacts are felt along the entire agricultural value chain; Adoption rates of CSA practices among small-scale rural farmers are low; Significant opportunity exists for greater collaboration among institutions and formation of synergies across projects; Farmers do not adopt the CSA practices that involve adoption of new cash crops unless they are confident that there is a market; There is limited involvement of Tanzanian (non-)governmental organizations. »

Scaling up climate-smart agriculture: GCP-4 midterm workshop
August 1, 2019Knowledge activity
Scaling up climate-smart agriculture: GCP-4 midterm workshop

In June 2019, the projects from the fourth call of the Global Challenges Programme, focusing on Scaling up climate-smart agriculture, gathered for joint learning and exchanges. The participants reflected on progress and research findings, including bottlenecks and challenges in their projects. The report of this midterm workshop is now available. »

VHL University Practice Briefs - Inclusive and Climate smart dairy programme
August 1, 2019Research project
VHL University Practice Briefs – Inclusive and Climate smart dairy programme

Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences has published eight Practice Briefs in the context of the GCP-CCAFS project “Inclusive and climate smart business models in Ethiopian and Kenyan dairy value chains (CSDEK)”. »

Aquaculture improvement projects: the private sector’s tool to address risks beyond the farm?
August 1, 2019Research project
Aquaculture improvement projects: the private sector’s tool to address risks beyond the farm?

Aquaculture improvement projects (AIPs) have emerged as a novel form of market-based sustainability governance. Mariska Bottema, a researcher in the Global Challenges Programme (GCP) project SUPERSEAS, recently published a paper in Aquaculture that identifies some key challenges that private actors leading AIPs face when trying to address aquaculture risks that reach beyond the farm. »