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How to support the food system transformation - a practical framework
August 28, 2019Expert opinion
How to support the food system transformation – a practical framework
Theme: Food Systems Approach

An important insight of the last years is that our major economic systems do not deliver the right results and are not sustainable. The food system is one of those key systems. The demand for more nutritious food to feed a healthy and productive global population cannot be met if we do not look at fundamental changes. But where to start: with the consumer, the farmer, the industry, the retail? In this blog Paul van de Logt and Ruerd Ruben present a practical framework based on our experience in policy and science to support food system transformations. »

August 21, 2018Knowledge Portal
Opportunities and challenges for research on food and nutrition security and agriculture in Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe

These four reports highlight opportunities and challenges for research on food and nutrition security and agriculture in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe. An overarching lesson is that science, technology and innovation are key in agricultural development and food and nutrition security. »

Fresco: New Enlightenment of our times
September 2, 2014News
Fresco: New Enlightenment of our times

On Monday September 1, 2014 Wageningen UR celebrated the Opening of its Academic Year 2014/2015. This year, the programme included an address by Professor Louise Fresco, the new Chair of the Executive Board, as well as contributions by students and researchers. In her first official speech the new Chair gave her views on the role »

Student competition for Global Development
July 22, 2014News
Student competition for Global Development

Are you a Dutch or foreign bachelor or master student studying in the Netherlands? Do you have an original and creative idea that contributes to more sustainable development in the world? Do you want to further develop your idea with experts in the field of international development and do you want to win a prize »

Connecting climate change and food security science
July 15, 2014Study
Connecting climate change and food security science

Climate change is real and it affects food security in all its dimensions. This is a brief overview of climate change and food security research at the international level and how this relates to the local circumstances in Bangladesh. What is done internationally and locally and what should be done was discussed at the Third »