GCP

Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 11 October 2017 at 07:14

Research projects locator (GCP and ARF)

World map indicating where Food & Business Research projects take place

The Food & Business Knowledge Platform has developed a very useful new tool. The Platform's website includes a world map now with all Global Challenge Programme (purple) and Applied Research Fund (blue) projects: icons are placed in (one of) the countries where the research takes place.

If the reader clicks on an icon, he/she can read a short introduction about the project and press the “Read more” link to find more details on the Research Project page. To better see all projects in one continent or country, the reader can zoom in by pressing the + in the right bottom corner.

AgriProFocus members can use the tool to gather information on the agri-food research happening in the country or region of your interest. If you have particular interest in one specific research initiative, you may want to contact the research consortium to explore options for further exchange and p

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Felicien Nteziryayo I'm happy to join you here and we shall be sharing in terms of ideas and information. Thank you

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 23 March 2017 at 02:53

F&BKP newsletter 2017 #01

Bulletin d'information Food & Business Knowledge Platform 2017 # 1

Link / Lien: http://knowledge4food.net/fbkp-newsletter-2017-01/

Articles:

- Mapping of social entrepreneurs in food value chains within their supporting ecosystems

- Stakeholder perceptions & future outlook of Food & Business Knowledge Platform

- Potential of hybrid potato cultivars in East Africa

- RUAF analysis report “The role of private sector in city region food systems”

- Food for All Talk 01: "From production system to food system" (WBG-NL partnership)

- ARF Country workshop in Uganda

- GCP Call with CCAFS on Climate Smart Agriculture

- Upcoming study & learning project on poultry development in East Africa

- Learning Platforms on Land Governance and Food Security


Follow this link / suivez ce lien:

http://knowledge4food.net/fbkp-newsletter-2017-01/

Posted By in Sustainable Agriculture
Posted 24 January 2017 at 10:54

Call for proposals for the Food & Business Global Challenges Programme (GCP) (4th)

Deadline for submission letter of Intent: 28 March 2017

NWO-WOTRO has launched the fourth call for proposals for the Food & Business Global Challenges Programme (GCP). GCP aims to generate research-based advanced understanding of 1) emerging key issues in food security and their impact on regional and local food security and 2) the role of private sector development. This fourth GCP call specifically focuses on contributing to business models, incentives and innovative finance for scaling Climate Smart Agriculture. The call is developed in close collaboration with the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) and the CGIAR Research Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).

Transdisciplinary proposals can be submitted by teams of researchers and other (public/private) partners from both the Netherlands and from at least one Low- and Middle-Income Country (LMIC).

Purpose

The Food & Bus

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Maula Paramitha Wulandaru Thanks Nicole, I will spread the news.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 4 January 2016 at 11:10

Food & Business Knowledge Platform, 10th newsletter.

Interesting updates about inclusive agribusiness, horticulture, World Bank knowledge programme, etc.

 

This December newsletter presents various reports on events, new studies and expert opinions developed within the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) in the last months.
 
In addition to the articles below, on the F&BKP website you now can find a description of all granted 
GCP and ARF research projects, including from the latest Calls. In that website section you can also read about the supporting role of the Platform and NWO-WOTRO in knowledge sharing and research uptake of all awarded Food & Business Research projects.

 
Please enjoy reading this newsletter and exploring our website at 
www.knowledge4food.net. To constantly stay updated on the activities of the Platform, you can follow us on Twitter or like our Facebook page.

http://knowledge4food.net/t

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 11 December 2015 at 02:27

Three Global Challenge Programme Fast Track research projects granted

Relevant for stakeholders with interest in Dairy, Gardening, Aquaculture. Please see the link:


http://knowledge4food.net/research-project/three-fast-track-projects-granted-within-gcp/

Posted By in AgriProFocus International
Posted 22 April 2015 at 01:01

NWO-WOTRO has launched the third Call for proposals within the Food & Business Global Challenges Programme (GCP) 

The theme of the Call, which was developed in close collaboration with the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP), is 'transformation of food systems with a focus on sustainability and urbanization'.

Within the Call, two types of research funding are available: for Integrated Projects (IPs) with a duration of four years and a maximum budget of 600,000 euros; and for Fast Track Research projects (FTR) with a maximum duration of two to three years and a maximum budget of 250,000 euros.

Deadline for submitting a full proposal is 16 July, and an obligatory Letter of Intent for a FTR-proposal must be received by 23 June 2015.

For more information on the third GCP Call and to apply (electronically), please visit the NWO-WOTRO website.

Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 26 February 2015 at 11:19

The first Food & Business Knowledge Platform newsletter of 2015 has been sent out! 

In this newsletter the Platform proudly presents the new website section featuring all Food & Business Research projects funded by NWO-WOTRO. Other items of interest include news from various partner networks as well as upcoming events. Of special interest is the article about the Kenyan Horticulture and Food Security Programme, as AgriProFocus Kenya was leading on the knowledge management of this programme in which Solidaridad, SNV and Hivos as well as the Dutch Embassy were key partners.

Please follow this link to read the complete fourth newsletter of the Platform.

The next edition will be published by the end of March: please click here to subscribe to the F&BKP newsletter.

By visiting the Platform's website (www.knowledge4food.net)  and following the Platform's twitter account you can stay informed of all the developments and opportunities for you to join the Platform and contribute to its Know

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Vincent Mangeni Thanks Nicole for the heads up.

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