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Senior vacancy at CIAT, Colombia
May 23, 2017News
Senior vacancy at CIAT, Colombia

The International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is looking for a new Head of Partnerships and Communications to be based at CIAT headquarters in Cali, Colombia. CIAT is seeking a dynamic professional to lead the Partnerships and Communications efforts. This is a senior position that leads a large team of people focusing on Resource Mobilization, »

Food & Business Knowledge Platform - Highlights 2016
May 18, 2017News
Food & Business Knowledge Platform – Highlights 2016

The F&BKP has published its highlights of 2016. This third year was marked by several important achievements: interaction and dynamics within the Platform intensified; the requests for support to knowledge trajectories increased; more traffic was visible on the website; and approximately 60 research consortia are now up and running. »

June 1, 2016Knowledge Portal
The 4Ps of inclusive business: How perseverance, partnerships, pilots and passion can lead to success

Business Innovation Facility (BIF), is a pilot programme funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), that has provided hundreds of inclusive businesses with technical and advisory support, which means the BIF team has been truly inside the ‘engine’ of business. This report is the culmination of the lessons learned during this work, written at the completion of the BIF pilot. The report draws together findings on inclusive business models that work – or don’t – and the journeys that companies are making. »

YEP Agrofood Partnership Agreement signed
September 7, 2015News
YEP Agrofood Partnership Agreement signed

The Young Expert Programme Agrofood (YEP Agrofood) is now official; the Partnership Agreement has been signed!  Marcel Beukeboom – Head Food & Nutrition Security at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands -, Lennart Silvis – Managing Director of the Netherlands Water Platform (NWP) -, and Hedwig Bruggeman – Managing Director of AgriProFocus (on behalf »

Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships
June 3, 2015Knowledge activity
Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships
Theme: Nutrition Security

On May 20, 2015, the Brussels Development Briefing n.41 on the subject of “Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships” was held at the ACP Secretariat in Brussels. It addressed nutrition as one of the essential pillars of human development, and allowed for sharing about the slow global progress: even as undernourishment decreases, new issues such as micronutrient deficiencies, obesity »

Building partnerships with whom?
May 19, 2015Study
Building partnerships with whom?
Theme: Partnerships

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in agriculture, food security and nutrition are on the rise. OECD countries and African governments invest more and more funds through PPPs to modernize the agricultural sector and food value chains in Africa. A new paper by the Food & Business Knowledge Platform presents a brief and non-exhaustive overview (a ‘quick scan’) »