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Governor Nyong'o goes green by embracing mini farming agriculture in Kisumu city
February 27, 2019Research project
Governor Nyong’o goes green by embracing mini farming agriculture in Kisumu city

The Gleaner Magazine published an article about Governor Prof. Anyang Nyong’o who recently attended the workshop of the GCP project Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kisumu. He promised to give stakeholder groups in Kisumu engaged in urban agriculture an opportunity to take part in the ongoing Geo-physical and spatial mapping of Kisumu city to identify and establish green spaces for urban farming and recreation. »

Whose sea is it anyway
February 4, 2019Research project
Whose sea is it anyway

The article “Whose sea is it anyway” was published in the State of India’s Environment 2019 report by Dr. Joeri Scholtens and Prof. Amalendu Jyotishi of the GCP project Fish4Food, and describes how India’s fisheries are passing through a critical phase where the relation between production, livelihood and consumption reflects various trends of concern. »

Governing Sustainable Seafood
February 4, 2019Research project
Governing Sustainable Seafood

Simon R. Bush and Peter Oosterveer of the research team of the GCP project SUPERSEAS have published a new book “Governing Sustainable Seafood”. The book explores the rise of social movements through environmental NGOs, the nature and perceived limits of government regulation within and beyond the state, and the promise of market-based approaches such as ecolabelling. »

Reducing the need for feed
January 29, 2019Research project
Reducing the need for feed

A novel aquaculture feeding concept is exploiting the pond ecosystem to encourage farmed fish and shrimp to ingest naturally occurring food alongside feed – a system that has the potential to reduce both production costs and environmental impacts. The trials for this nutritious-pond concept are part of the GCP project “Nutritious-system pond farming in Vietnam”.  »

Diversity of food systems in transitions
January 29, 2019Research project
Diversity of food systems in transitions

The research team of the Global Challenges Programme (GCP) project HortEco has published a review article entitled “Characterizing diversity of food systems in view of sustainability transitions. A review” in the journal Agronomy for Sustainable Development.  »

Congratulations to Zuhura Abdallah
January 28, 2019Research project
Congratulations to Zuhura Abdallah

The “Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kenya and Burkina Faso” research project led by Dr. Nicky Pouw is an interdisciplinary research team collaboration between social and natural scientists in Kenya, Burkina Faso and the University of Amsterdam. The research team congratulates Zuhura on her nomination as final candidate for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2018 Award! »