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Rural revitalization and sustainable diets
July 16, 2019Knowledge activity
Rural revitalization and sustainable diets

How do two reports with a different emphasis on the relation between nutrition and agriculture challenge our daily practices and current policies? This was the central question put forward during an event organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on June 4, 2019. Both the IFPRI’s Global Food Policy Report 2019 and EAT-Lancet’s 2019 Commission were presented, followed by an interactive panel discussion with a multi-stakeholder audience. »

Dutch Development Results 2018 in Perspective: Food and Nutrition Security highlights
May 29, 2019News
Dutch Development Results 2018 in Perspective: Food and Nutrition Security highlights

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has presented an online report providing an overview of the results achieved by the Netherlands in the field of development cooperation in 2018. Under the theme Food and Nutrition Security, the Netherlands made an important contribution to the elimination of malnutrition and the development of small-scale food farming. »

Is linking WASH and nutrition the new math?
January 21, 2019Knowledge activity
Is linking WASH and nutrition the new math?
Theme: Nutrition Security

It is already known that malnutrition is often caused by unsafe water and sanitation . But how can we move from current silo-thinking and establish fruitful (multi stakeholder) partnerships and projects to truly realize the human rights to food, water and sanitation? On January 14, 2019, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a workshop to provide insights into the opportunities for integrating WASH and nutrition, and how the integration can be used and optimized in programmes and projects. »

October 11, 2018Knowledge Portal
The state of world fisheries and aquaculture 2018

This annual report measures the progress of the world fisheries and aquaculture role in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and emphasizing its role in achieving them. Fish is an important, consistently affordable dietary component worldwide, albeit with large geographic variance. »

August 6, 2018Knowledge Portal
Transforming food and agriculture to achieve the SDGs: 20 interconnected actions to guide decision-makers

These guidelines presents a set of actions to speed up the transformation to sustainable food and agriculture. Sustainable food and agriculture have great potential to revitalize the rural landscape, deliver inclusive growth to countries and drive positive change. »

Food & Business Knowledge Platform input for upcoming Dutch Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Policy
March 21, 2018News
Food & Business Knowledge Platform input for upcoming Dutch Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Policy

The Office of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) has formulated answers to the nine questions of the consultation of Minister Kaag on the upcoming for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation policy. »