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Youth in Food: Opportunities for education and employment
November 23, 2018News
Youth in Food: Opportunities for education and employment
Theme: Youth in agrofood systems

This issue of the Urban Agriculture Magazine explores challenges and solutions raised by migration pressures with a focus on youth employment in city region food systems. It involves practical examples from several countries and from small to mega-cities, urban, periurban and rural spaces. It explores opportunities for and barriers to youth employment along the entire food system. »

NLandscape: connecting partners operating in the area of landscapes
November 19, 2018News
NLandscape: connecting partners operating in the area of landscapes

In order to realize the potential of Dutch landscape knowledge, and get the integrated landscape approach to a higher level of policy uptake and implementation, NLandscape, the Dutch knowledge platform on landscape approaches, was established in October 2017. A year later, NLandscape reflects on what has been achieved so far and expresses its future ambitions. The F&BKP funded and supported learning activities and as such contributed to the further development of NLandscape as a platform.   »

Apply now for new YEP positions
November 6, 2018News
Apply now for new YEP positions

Young Expert Programmes (YEP) is looking for Dutch candidates for no less than 11 different YEP positions. Main goal of YEP, consisting of YEP Agrofood and YEP Water, is to offer young professionals the opportunity to kickstart their international career and become part of the YEP Global Network.  The current vacancies offer positions in Burundi, Ethiopia, Malawi, Kenya, Myanmar, Ghana or Bangladesh. Application for the new YEP positions is open until November 18, 2018. »

PPP and Research Uptake expert call reopend for proposals
October 26, 2018News
PPP and Research Uptake expert call reopend for proposals

The call for proposals for a PPP and Research Uptake expert, within the NL–CGIAR partnership, has been reopened with an adjustment concerning the engagement of the candidate: the minimum size is now set at 60 per cent, though still with a preference for a fulltime engagement. The new deadline to submit a proposal is November 7, 2018. »

Nominate the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2018!
October 18, 2018News
Nominate the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2018!

The nomination round has been closed on November 19, 2018.
Since last year, the Food & Business Knowledge Platform annually awards a professional in the field of Food and Nutrition Security (FNS), who has undertaken significant brokering activities. Until November 19 it was possible to nominate professionals who have been actively and enthusiastically connecting actors to align policy and/or practices with knowledge (development) in order to contribute to FNS in 2018. »

F&BKP newsletter September 2018 (#05)
September 21, 2018News
F&BKP newsletter September 2018 (#05)

In its September newsletter the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) presents reports of several workshops, among them the session about the UNSC resolution 2417 on conflict and hunger; the Food Systems Approach workshop at the WUR SDG conference; and the CoP on Youth, employment and migration. »