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Agrofood Broker of the Year 2018: Kwabena Asubonteng (University of Amsterdam)
January 17, 2019News
Agrofood Broker of the Year 2018: Kwabena Asubonteng (University of Amsterdam)

Kwabena Asubonteng (University of Amsterdam) is the winner of the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2018 Award! The prize was awarded by Vanessa Nigten, Knowledge Broker at the F&BKP during the seminar “Future food systems for Ghanaian food security” in Accra, Ghana on January 17, 2019. »

F&BKP newsletter December 2018 (#07)
December 21, 2018News
F&BKP newsletter December 2018 (#07)

In the December Newsletter, the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) indicates that Food and Nutrition Security in conflict sensitive areas is nowadays high on the policy agenda and a priority theme of the Platform. In the newsletter a report is presented about the recent Food _ Stability mission to the Horn of Africa, organized by »

Nine projects funded to improve seed systems in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
December 21, 2018News
Nine projects funded to improve seed systems in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

Nine projects are funded by NWO-WOTRO to strengthen the Netherlands-CGIAR research partnership on generating insights that contribute to improving seed systems in focus regions within Asia and Sub-Sahara Africa. Specific seed systems addressed are cassava, maize, groundnut, vegetables, cocoa, forage seed, tilapia and chicken, while some projects have a more general focus on improving the functioning and inclusiveness of seed systems and (actors in) markets. »

Vote for the winner of the Agrofood Broker of the Year Award 2018!
December 13, 2018News
Vote for the winner of the Agrofood Broker of the Year Award 2018!

The poll is open to vote for your favourite finalist of the Agrofood Broker of the Year Award 2018! The Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) will for the second year in a row award the price to a professional in the field of Food and Nutrition Security (FNS), who has undertaken significant brokering activities. »

LEAP-Agri projects with Dutch input
December 4, 2018News
LEAP-Agri projects with Dutch input

LEAP-Agri is an African Union – European Union partnership between thirty partners aimed at research and innovation for Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA). The partnership has awarded funds to 27 projects. Please find below the 13 projects in which a Dutch team is involved. WAGRINNOVA Full project title: Co-innovations across scales to »

LEAP-Agri: EU-Africa Research and Innovation Partnership
December 4, 2018News
LEAP-Agri: EU-Africa Research and Innovation Partnership

LEAP-Agri is an African Union – European Union partnership between thirty partners aimed at research and innovation for Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA). The partnership has awarded funds to 27 projects; in 13 projects a Dutch team is involved. »