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Smallholder agriculture: Research-based opportunities for improved food and nutrition security
May 25, 2020Study
Smallholder agriculture: Research-based opportunities for improved food and nutrition security

This fourth thematic synthesis paper discusses Research for Development insights and innovations regarding smallholder farmers. The paper stresses that differences among smallholders have significant implications and require an integrated approach from donors, governments and development agencies. Any such approach should be rigorously monitored on process and results to enable adaptive programming and learning. »

Inclusive business for sustainable food systems: Putting the last first
May 22, 2020Study
Inclusive business for sustainable food systems: Putting the last first

How can business models be profitable and benefit low income populations, aim to address societal problems, including poverty and food and nutrition insecurity, and promote sustainable livelihoods? This is the key question explored in a synthesis paper that has recently been produced discussing Research for Development insights and innovations regarding these business models, commonly referred to as Inclusive Business models. »

Opportunities and barriers of Circular Agriculture
February 24, 2020Study
Opportunities and barriers of Circular Agriculture

In 2020 a synthesis study of the GCP and ARF projects under the Food & Business Research programme is executed. This first thematic synthesis paper discusses Research for Development insights and innovations regarding three principles of Circular Agriculture: (1) preserving and enhancing natural resources, (2) efficient use of resources, and (3) multi-purpose use and recovering value from waste. »

Joint SDG research initiative launched
March 27, 2017News
Joint SDG research initiative launched

NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development has joined forces with seven Dutch research organizations to make funding available for use-inspired research tackling global challenges to the benefit of the most vulnerable people in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Deadline for submission is May 23, 2017. »

Winning NWO student battle project The SunBarter has started
May 26, 2016News
Winning NWO student battle project The SunBarter has started
Theme: Food Wastage

In October 2014, the the innovative solution “Back to the basics: establishing a trade by barter food network with dried fruits and vegetables in Nigeria” won WOTRO’s Battle of Ideas. The SunBarter project team has now successfully finalized their first pilot phase in Kaduna State, Nigeria. »

Pre-announcement third Call Food & Business Applied Research Fund
January 12, 2016News
Pre-announcement third Call Food & Business Applied Research Fund

In the first quarter of 2016 NWO-WOTRO will launch the third Call for proposals for the Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), one of the two funding instruments within Food & Business Research. The scope of the Call has been defined in close co-operation with the Food & Business Knowledge Platform. »