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8 oktober 2020

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The third episode of the Youth Canvas is about youth and agriculture. Eunice Mwaura visits a young farmer and highlights the significance of involving youth in agri business.

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In the autumn of 2020, Vice Versa publishes a series of articles on transforming African food systems to provide sufficient and healthy food to the growing population, while at the same time generating income and employment for the increasing number of young people. Our aim is to generate debate on this important topic within the Dutch international cooperation sector, running up to the parliamentary elections in March 2021.
The series is an initiative of Vice Versa in cooperation with Solidaridad, IDH Sustainable trade, Wageningen University & Research and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform and AgriProFocus, merging into the Netherlands Food Partnership this year

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In de Youth Canvas gaat verslaggever Eunice Mwaura (24) in gesprek met jongeren over thema’s als gendergelijkheid, maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen, klimaatverandering en macht en ongelijkheid.

In the autumn of 2020, Vice Versa publishes a series of articles on transforming African food systems to provide sufficient and healthy food to the growing population, while at the same time generating income and employment for the increasing number of young people. Our aim is to generate debate on this important topic within the Dutch international cooperation sector, running up to the parliamentary elections in March 2021.
The series is an initiative of Vice Versa in cooperation with Solidaridad, IDH Sustainable trade, Wageningen University & Research and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform and AgriProFocus, merging into the Netherlands Food Partnership this year

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In de Youth Canvas gaat verslaggever Eunice Mwaura (24) in gesprek met jongeren over thema’s als gendergelijkheid, maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen, klimaatverandering en macht en ongelijkheid.

How to make smallholder farmers an interesting investment opportunity

Door Hans van de Veen | 22 oktober 2020

Smallholder farmers and small agrifood enterprises are key for sustainable food systems in Africa. They need access to capital, but banks consider it tedious, costly and too much of a risk to invest in them. Initiatives like the IDH Farmfit Fund and crowdfunding platform PlusPlus have been set up to try to break this deadlock. Can these new funds assist smallholder farmers and companies to become a commercially interesting opportunity for financial institutions?

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‘Minister Kaag schuift de verantwoordelijkheid voor de bescherming van mensenrechten door naar Europa’

Door Kelly Groen | 21 oktober 2020

Terwijl landen om ons heen nationale wetgeving optuigen voor maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen, laat Nederland het initiatief aan de EU. Zo schuift de minister de oplossing tegen mensenrechtenschendingen door Nederlandse bedrijven op de lange baan, schrijft Kelly Groen van ActionAid.

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Pionieren met gender-onderzoek in het door seksueel geweld geteisterde Congo

Door Marc van Dijk | 19 oktober 2020

Conflict hoeft academische samenwerking niet uit te sluiten. Thea Hilhorst, hoogleraar aan het Haagse International Institute of Social Studies, begeleidde Congolese promovendi en richtte samen met Congolese onderzoekers een onafhankelijk onderzoeksinstituut op. In gesprek met Hilhorst en de Congolese onderzoeksleider Rose Bashwira over potentie en internationale onwil.

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