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Strengthening Ugandan Food and Nutrition Security in policy and practice
October 9, 2019Knowledge activity
Strengthening Ugandan Food and Nutrition Security in policy and practice

A three-day workshop “Strengthening Ugandan Food and Nutrition Security in policy and practice – Scaling innovations from food and agricultural research” was organized in June by NWO-WOTRO, F&BKP and AgriProFocus Uganda. Aim of the workshop was to take stock of the insights and outcomes of the ARF projects in Uganda. »

Consultation report for Strategic Knowledge and Innovation Agenda
October 3, 2019Study
Consultation report for Strategic Knowledge and Innovation Agenda

Last spring the F&BKP facilitated a consultative stocktaking process to feed a Strategic Knowledge and Innovation Agenda (SKIA) for SDG2. A range of experts was consulted as well as key policy documents and literature. This inventory was translated in a report that has been published online now. In the report a multi-stakeholder request is dominant for a future knowledge agenda focusing on food systems transformation from a Research in Development perspective. »

Five more Senior Experts funded in the NL-CGIAR Programme
October 1, 2019News
Five more Senior Experts funded in the NL-CGIAR Programme

Five senior researchers will receive funding in the third assessment round of the CGIAR Senior Expert Programme to spend more time on their CGIAR research and research management in large CGIAR programmes and platforms. The CGIAR, a global research partnership, collaborates with the Netherlands on food security, dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources. »

Project proposals for new YEP positions
September 24, 2019News
Project proposals for new YEP positions

Young Expert Programmes (YEP) is looking for project proposals for new positions for YEP Water, YEP Agrofood and the brand new YEP Energy. Deadline for submitting project proposals is October 15, 2019. »

Turning knowledge on food systems into action
September 23, 2019Knowledge activity
Turning knowledge on food systems into action

Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI), F&BKP consortium partner, works on processes of innovation and change through facilitating innovation, brokering knowledge and supporting capacity development. In the week of September 23, WCDI starts a campaign, supporting its slogan “Turning knowledge on food systems into action”. »

Dairy, the motor for healthy growth
September 17, 2019Knowledge activity
Dairy, the motor for healthy growth

The annual African Dairy Conference & Exhibition (AfDa) is the key event for the dairy industry in East Africa. The day before this event, a coalition of NEADAP, AgriProFocus, 3R and F&BKP co-organized a joint knowledge sharing event “Dairy, the motor for healthy growth”. To prepare this meeting they held “Dairy dialogues” in four countries. During the AfDa expo, they invited other Dutch actors to their “Dairy knowledge corner”. »