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Digging Deeper: Inside Africa’s Agricultural, Food and Nutrition Dynamics
February 9, 2015News
Digging Deeper: Inside Africa’s Agricultural, Food and Nutrition Dynamics

The book “Digging Deeper: Inside Africa’s Agricultural, Food and Nutrition Dynamics” attempts to dig deeper into what is currently happening in Africa’s agricultural and rural sector. It seeks to convince policymakers and others that it is important to look at the current African rural dynamics in ways that connect metropolitan demands for food with value »

Three projects granted with Food & Business Applied Research Fund
January 28, 2015News
Three projects granted with Food & Business Applied Research Fund

Three Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF) research proposals have been awarded funding. The awarded ARF research proposals are the result of the first round of the second call for proposals. In total, eighteen projects have now been rewarded in the fund. The next deadline for submitting a proposal is May 12, 2015. Improving »

CTA Youth Call for Proposals
January 27, 2015News
CTA Youth Call for Proposals

The objective of the CTA grant is to advance agricultural entrepreneurship and ICT innovations to boost climate-resilient food value chains by young people. The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the European Union (EU) and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States. Its mission is to »

F&BKP Report “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?”
July 3, 2014Study
F&BKP Report “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?”
Theme: Food Wastage

Within the F&BKP an inventory study on the relation between the reduction of food wastage and the improvement of food security has been conducted. Please find below the link to the full report and the summary of the study “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?”. Download the F&BKP Report “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?” »

HLPE Report on food losses and waste
July 1, 2014Study
HLPE Report on food losses and waste
Theme: Food Wastage

The issue of global food losses and waste has recently received much attention and has been given high visibility. According to FAO, almost one-third of food produced for human consumption – approximately 1.3 billion tonnes per year – is either lost or wasted globally: their reduction is now presented as essential to improve food security »