How do we ensure that practitioners and researchers in a consortium exchange and create knowledge together? How do we stimulate that research is taken up by a wider community of stakeholders? And how do we improve attention to nutritional enhancements within food security work?
These were the key questions during the third international workshop of the Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), that took place from February 13 to 16, 2018, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop was organized by NWO-WOTRO and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP), in collaboration with AgriProFocus and IFPRI Ethiopia.
Fifteen projects from the third ARF call came together to learn and exchange on the topics of co-creation and research uptake. Additionally, on the last day, to translate lessons into practice, a public seminar took place. The ARF project members were joine... Read more
1. Partnership for Long and Short term Training
2. Global Food Safety Concerns and ways forward
3. Food Fortification: experiences and ways forward
4. School feeding for better Nutrition, to support education and local economy
5. Trends in improving health and nutrition in developing countries
6. Food and Nutrition small enterprises to minimize Youth unemployment
7. Food Systems, Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Linkages
8. Under-utilized crops for Nutrition Security
The Conference will be held in Hawassa Town, Ethiopia, from 15-18 August 2018
The major aims in hosting the Conference is to share experiences by working together during preparation for the conference and in the future. AgriProFocus Ethiopia will assist the Academic Center of Excellence in the facilitation of the field visits to private sector actors around Hawassa and will organize a business drinks during the Conference.&n... Read more
The World Food Prize Foundation is now accepting nominations for its renowned award that recognizes the accomplishments of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. Nominations of worthy candidates are invited from public and private organizations, academic institutions, governmental organizations, and businesses. The nomination criteria, procedure, and on-line form are available at www.worldfoodprize.org/nominate. Nominations will be accepted through May 1, 2018.
The World Food Prize was created in 1986 to be the highest individual honor for truly exceptional and unique achievements in improving the quality, quantity, and availability of the world’s food supply, as well as the access of all human beings to it. This prestigious $250,000 award has been presented to 46 outstanding individuals from 18 countries and... Read more