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Kick-Off FNS Excellence Programme!
October 17, 2019Knowledge activity
Kick-Off FNS Excellence Programme!
Theme: FNS Excellence Programme

On World Food Day 2019 (October 16, 2019) the Food & Nutrition Security Excellence Programme kicked off. All participating students gathered at the SmaakPark in Ede to get to know each other and the embassies providing the challenges. They gained more understanding of the case they are going to work on and received a first masterclass on designing workplans. »

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). »

Turning knowledge on food systems into action
September 23, 2019Knowledge activity
Turning knowledge on food systems into action

Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI), F&BKP consortium partner, works on processes of innovation and change through facilitating innovation, brokering knowledge and supporting capacity development. In the week of September 23, WCDI starts a campaign, supporting its slogan “Turning knowledge on food systems into action”. »

Dairy, the motor for healthy growth
September 17, 2019Knowledge activity
Dairy, the motor for healthy growth

The annual African Dairy Conference & Exhibition (AfDa) is the key event for the dairy industry in East Africa. The day before this event, a coalition of NEADAP, AgriProFocus, 3R and F&BKP co-organized a joint knowledge sharing event “Dairy, the motor for healthy growth”. To prepare this meeting they held “Dairy dialogues” in four countries. During the AfDa expo, they invited other Dutch actors to their “Dairy knowledge corner”. »

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. »

HortEco workshop June 2019
July 22, 2019Research project
HortEco workshop June 2019

On June 12, 2019 a workshop in the framework of the HortEco project was organized by the Faculty of Agronomy, Universidad de la República del Uruguay and Red de Agroeocología. The workshop focused on the project “Diversification of open greenhouse tomato through the introduction of flowering plants and spices”. »