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Nominate the Agrofood Broker of the year 2019!
December 3, 2019News
Nominate the Agrofood Broker of the year 2019!

The nomination round for the Agrofood Broker of the Year Award 2019 is now open! 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. »

Thirteen new YEP vacancies, 5 in YEP Agrofood
November 4, 2019News
Thirteen new YEP vacancies, 5 in YEP Agrofood

Young Expert Programmes (YEP) is looking for Dutch candidates for thirteen new YEP positions. Main goal of YEP Agrofood, YEP Water and YEP Energy is to offer young professionals the opportunity to kickstart their international career supported by training, coaching and mentoring. Of the current vacancies, five are in YEP Agrofood, in Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Ghana and Ethiopia. Application for this batch #19 is open until November 13, 2019. »

“Towards a World Without Hunger in 2030: the Dutch contribution”
October 30, 2019News
“Towards a World Without Hunger in 2030: the Dutch contribution”

The Policy letter of May 2019 from the Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation and the Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality to the House of Representatives on “Towards a World Without Hunger in 2030: the Dutch approach” is now available in English. »

F&BKP Newsletter October 2019 (#04)
October 18, 2019News
F&BKP Newsletter October 2019 (#04)

In this October Newsletter the Food & Business Knowledge Platform informs about the launch of the Netherlands Food Partnership (NFP) on World Food Day 2019 and other running activities. »

Netherlands Food Partnership launched during World Food Day
October 18, 2019News
Netherlands Food Partnership launched during World Food Day

The celebration of World Food Day 2019 on October 16 was the perfect occasion to launch the Netherlands Food Partnership. “Boost transformative approaches for sustainable food systems and healthy diets”. That is the mission of the Netherlands Food Partnership. NFP facilitates parties which recognize the need to speed up to achieve SDG2, and are eager to act together.   »

Students selected for FNS Excellence Programme
October 9, 2019News
Students selected for FNS Excellence Programme
Theme: FNS Excellence Programme

On World Food Day 2019 the Kick-Off of the Food & Nutrition Security Excellence Programme will take place. In total, 32 Bachelor students from Dutch higher education institutes have been selected to work on real-life cases of Dutch embassies in Africa. The FNS Excellence Programme is carried out jointly by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, and the F&BKP. »