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Vote for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2019!
January 20, 2020News
Vote for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2019!

The jury of the Agrofood Broker of the Year Award 2019 has announced the three finalists: Anteneh Mekuria Tesfaye,¬†Frejus Thoto and Norbert van der Straaten. Use the online poll to vote for your favourite candidate until February 9, 2020. »

Seed Money Projects for International Partnerships
January 8, 2020Knowledge activity
Seed Money Projects for International Partnerships

The opportunities for the Dutch agri-food sector to cooperate with partners in Africa, Asia, and North and Central America have been explored in 16 Seed Money Projects (SMPs), financially supported by the Dutch Topsectors Agri & Food and Horticulture & Starting Materials. The results of these projects, carried out in 2019, were presented in a public meeting mid-December 2019. »

Nominate the Agrofood Broker of the year 2019!
January 1, 2020News
Nominate the Agrofood Broker of the year 2019!

The nomination round for the Agrofood Broker of the Year Award 2019 is extended until January 6, 2020! For the third year in a row, the Food & Business Knowledge Platform is awarding a professional in the field of Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) who has undertaken significant brokering activities the past year. From today on, everyone is invited to nominate someone who has actively and successfully connected different actors to align policy, practice and knowledge in order to contribute to FNS in 2019. »

F&BKP Newsletter December 2019 (#05)
December 19, 2019News
F&BKP Newsletter December 2019 (#05)

In this December 2019 Newsletter the Food & Business Knowledge Platform invites the readers to nominate the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2019 and informs about various food & nutrition security reports, programmes, events and Knowledge Portal items. »

Inclusive Agribusiness learning exchange
December 18, 2019Knowledge activity
Inclusive Agribusiness learning exchange

On November 14, 2019, NWO-WOTRO and F&BKP organized a conference in The Hague gathering representatives of 14 finalized Global Challenges Programme projects. The objective was to communicate and discuss synthesized project research results, insights and lessons learned, aiming to inspire practices and policies in the field of Inclusive Agribusiness (IAB) and to scale promising solutions. The outcomes of this learning event are shared in this news item. »

FNS Excellence Programme students meet Ministries
December 17, 2019Knowledge activity
FNS Excellence Programme students meet Ministries
Theme: FNS Excellence Programme

The Food & Nutrition Security Excellence Programme is currently entering its final stage. The students handed in their work plans and met again with their coaches. Moreover, they visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MinFA) and of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (MinAgri) to learn more about Dutch FNS policy. During the last month of the Programme, the teams will formulate concrete and sustainable solutions to the challenges the Dutch Embassies of Burundi and Kenya face in their FNS projects and programmes. »