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Doing more, doing less, doing different: room for improvement in the Dutch food security policy
June 27, 2018Expert opinion
Doing more, doing less, doing different: room for improvement in the Dutch food security policy

There is great potential for the Dutch food security agenda to be more effective when a food system approach, the ambition of leaving no one behind and local knowledge gain a more central role. This was the main conclusion from the multi-stakeholder dialogue on the recent IOB evaluation of the Dutch food security policy, on May 31, 2018 in Wageningen. »

Turning the food system around to achieve inclusive nutrition security
June 27, 2018Expert opinion
Turning the food system around to achieve inclusive nutrition security

Breakout session 1 of IOB public dialogue Dutch food security policy on May 31, 2018. Food availability and access alone are not enough to realize nutrition security. To improve what the Dutch food security agenda contributes to the global goal of reducing hunger and malnutrition, future policy should shift focus. »

Making agricultural transformation more inclusive
June 27, 2018Expert opinion
Making agricultural transformation more inclusive

Breakout session 2 of IOB public dialogue Dutch food security policy on May 31, 2018. Although Dutch food security policy has contributed to better availability of and access to food, the social inclusiveness effects of food security programmes seemed less positive and were a cause for debate. Participants in the breakout session “inclusive agricultural transformation and rural transition” presented various views on how improvements can be made. »

Future PPPs: transformative engines contributing to public objectives
June 27, 2018Expert opinion
Future PPPs: transformative engines contributing to public objectives

Breakout session 3 of IOB public dialogue Dutch food security policy on May 31, 2018. The private sector plays an important role in all phases of the food system. It is evident that the Dutch government needs to collaborate with private enterprises amongst others in implementing its food security policy. »

Steering towards greater resilience of food production systems and ecosystems
June 27, 2018Expert opinion
Steering towards greater resilience of food production systems and ecosystems
Theme: Food Systems Approach

Breakout session 4 of IOB public dialogue Dutch food security policy on May 31, 2018. Dutch food security policy should seek solutions for long-term challenges to sustainability. A holistic, locally embedded and inclusive approach, aiming for improved resilience of both food production systems and their ecosystems. »

Eten voor iedereen – of blijven de armste boeren buiten beeld?
June 7, 2018Expert opinion
Eten voor iedereen – of blijven de armste boeren buiten beeld?

Het Nederlandse ontwikkelingsbeleid sluit zich aan bij SDG 2: in 2030 moet alle honger en ondervoeding de wereld uit. Tegelijkertijd wil Nederland dat de landbouwprojecten in voedselonzekere gebieden ons geld opleveren. Door deze instelling lijkt juist de meest kwetsbare groep boeren te worden vergeten. Gaten in het beleid Sinds 2011 is voedselzekerheid een speerpunt van »