Lecture series: Edible insects: a sexy topic for the rich or a solution to feed the world?

  The second of Agromisa Lecture Series is to be held on May 31th, 20:00 hrs in Wageningen The theme for this evening is: Edible insects: a sexy food topic for the rich or a solution to feed the world? and our speaker is Mr. Arnold van Huis (Emeritus Professor of Tropical Entomology, Wageningen University […]

Food First Conference 1 June 2018

  What: Food First Conference Where: Duisenberg Auditorium, Rabobank, Croeselaan 28, Utrecht When: Friday 1 June 2018 International conference with agripreneurs and farmers’ organisations; policymakers from government, business, academy and civil society; students – from Africa, the Netherlands, Europe. The booming urban markets provide business opportunities for those African farmers and agri-food entrepreneurs that are […]

Quarterly Bulletin February 2018

In In this bulletin you can read about Aquaculture in tropical and subtropical countries and how it improves nutrition, food security and incomes in small-scale farming communities. Two WUR researchers at the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Paul van Zwieten and Agboola Jeleel discuss their findings in an interview. Please click below to read the Bulletin:    

Aquaculture: Improving nutrition, food security and incomes in small-scale farming communities

Aquaculture: Improving nutrition, food security and incomes in small-scale farming communities Aquaculture or fish farming is currently receiving considerable attention in tropical and sub-tropical countries. In Kenya, for example, wild fish stocks in Lake Victoria have decreased as a result of pollution and eutrophication and tilapia – the most popular freshwater fish in Kenya – […]

ICT4D Conference Zambia May 2018

What:       ICT4D Conference Where:    Mulungishi International Conference Centre,                 Lusaka/Zambia When:     8 – 10 May 2018/ 11 May 2018 Training The 10th ICT4D Conference brings together public, private and civil society organisations from across the humanitarian and international development community. Participants share how they’ve used […]

BIOFACH 2018

    together with           What:               BIOFACH and VIVANESS congress Where:             Nuremberg,Germany When:              14 – 17 February 2018   The BIOFACH and VIVANESS congresses combined represent the number one knowledge transfer and networking event for the organic sector and attract enormous interest from all market players year after year. The topic of […]

Very successful Lecture: Is there a future for small-scale animal production in the tropics

  The first lecture of our lecture series took place in a crowded Impulse Building on WUR campus. More than over 100 participant came, including students from Van Hall Larenstein! Gijs den Hertog, senior expert animal husbandry and (co)writer of diverse Agrodoks, gave a realistic presentation, based on his long experience in the sector. There is a future […]

Webinar: How are the Pathways to Resilience in Pastoralist Areas of Eastern Africa Evolving?

WEBINAR  on January 10th Event status: Not started (Register)Date and time:Wednesday, January 10, 2018 9:00 am Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00) Change time zone Wednesday, January 10, 2018 2:00 pm GMT Time (London, GMT) Wednesday, January 10, 2018 5:00 pm Nairobi Time (Nairobi, GMT+03:00) Duration:1 hour Description: Another ongoing and severe drought in East Africa has reopened […]