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 […]

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 – […]

UN’s Decade of Action on Nutrition 2015-2025

The main aim of the UN’s Decade of Action on Nutrition 2015-2025 is to work with international and national organisations to promote technologies and practices that support sustainable food production and protect the livelihoods of rural households. The UN advocates a food systems approach which includes taking into account the way the processing, storage, transportation, […]