The Dutch government and the EU are developing their positions and policies in the area of sustainable agriculture. Minister Ploumen and Secretary of State Dijksma plan to submit a joint Food Security policy note to parliament on World Food Day, 16 October 2014, which will include an important section on agro-ecology. Sustainability is also at the heart of the UN negotiations about a new Post-2015 development agenda.
Agri-ProFocus is an international network with Dutch roots that promotes and drives entrepreneurship among farmers and their organisations. We believe that primary producers worldwide are the key to local economic growth and sustainable agri-food systems, and food security for all. Our network is active in the Netherlands as a partnership with 35 member organisations, and […]
A review of Dutch food security policy is in the making. By the end of this year, the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Economic Affairs will send a joint food security policy paper to the Dutch Parliament. The Food & Business Knowledge Platform has established an online consultation to ensure that the newest topics and […]