Lecture series: What is the potential of small-scale agriculture in supporting self-reliance in refugee camps

We would like to draw your attention to the third of Agromisa Lecture Series to be held on November 29th, 20:00 hrs in Wageningen. The theme for this evening is: What is the potential of small-scale agriculture in supporting self-reliance in refugee camps and our speaker is Mr. Bram Jansen (Assistant Professor Forced Migration and […]

CELEP paper and poster on pastoral dairying in Eastern Africa presented at Tropentag 2018

On 17-19 september 2018, Tropentag 2018 took place in Ghent, Belgium. It concerned a Conference on International Research on Food Security, National Resource Managment and Rural Development: Pastoral dairy development for food security and food safety in Eastern Africa: challenges and potentials Please click the link to a 4-page paper and a very interesting poster  based […]

Interview: Healthy plants to feed a healthy world

  Healthy plants to feed a healthy world  The EU Framework Directive, 2009 – commonly known as the EU pesticide package -imposes all member states to develop National Action Plans that require those who use pesticides in their commercial activities to apply the principals of Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Dr Willem Jan de Kogel, WUR […]

Symposium InsectSpace 2018

What:      Symposium InsectSpace 2018 Where:    Impulse, building 115, Wageningen Campus When:     Wednesday 10 October 2018, 13:30 to 22:00       The Symposium InsectSpace 2018, organised by Foodspace, will focus on edible insects for human consumption. It will be a meeting point for Food Science, Entrepreneurship, Food Design, and Gastronomy. It will bring […]

WUR: Sustainable Development Goals Conference 30 & 31 August 2018

     ‘Towards Zero Hunger – Partnerships for Impact’ What:              Wageningen University & Research (WUR): Sustainable Development Goals Conference Where:            Orion Building, Wageningen Campus,The Netherlands When:              30 & 31 August 2018 The conference centres around Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote […]

International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers, Rome, November 2018

 What:  International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers  Where:  FAO HQ, Rome, Italy  When:  21/11/2018 – 23/11/2018 On how to unlock the potential of agricultural innovation and how to support and empower family farmers through agricultural innovation. Aims to provide inspiration for innovation actors and decision-makers, especially in developing countries. In order to ensure food and […]

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 […]