Home /


Lessons on market-oriented food security programming in fragile settings
April 21, 2020Study
Lessons on market-oriented food security programming in fragile settings
Theme: Food security and stability

As part of an ongoing study on “Aid transitions in fragility and protracted crisis settings” two quick-scans were produced. The first inventories typologies and frameworks used to design agricultural development programmes in fragile settings. The second captures lessons on market-oriented food security programming in fragile settings. »

Dutch National Research Agenda - Transition to a sustainable food system
July 15, 2019News
Dutch National Research Agenda – Transition to a sustainable food system

The Dutch Research Agenda (NWA) programme makes budget available to investigate this question by a broad transdisciplinary consortium. All parties interested in a transition of the food system can submit a motivation form. »

October 16, 2018Knowledge Portal
Breaking away from industrial food and farming systems: Seven case studies of agroecological transition

This report shines light on ways to drive transitions in food and farming systems, breaking away from industrial agriculture. Changes are required in four key dimensions: production practices, knowledge generationand dissemination, social and economic relations, and institutional frameworks. »

April 3, 2018Knowledge Portal
The bumpy road from food to nutrition security: Slow evolution of India’s food policy

This paper provides a detailed review of the evolution of food policy in India and a way forward in the transition toward nutrition security. »

April 5, 2017Knowledge Portal
The impact of supermarkets on nutrition and nutritional knowledge: A food policy perspective

This book chapter provides an analytical and policy perspective on the rapid emergence of supermarkets and their modern supply chains, and the subsequent impact on food security and nutritional well-being. The rapid emergence of supermarkets in low- and middle-income countries plays an essential role in providing food (and nutrients) to consumers. »

March 14, 2016Knowledge Portal
Keys to transition to agroecology

This book written by Jelleke de Nooy van Tol discusses how we can support and accelerate the transition to agro-ecology practices worldwide. Lessons learned from the frontrunners show that personal leadership and individual action are utmost important. De Nooy van Tol emphasizes that knowledge systems need to change, since now they are too tightly knit to industrial agriculture, and monoculture production systems. New thinking in agricultural research for development is needed to facilitate change instead of providing “objective” knowledge. »