Making agriculture work for food and nutrition security

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Over the last decade, more than 20,000 participants have gained access to the latest insights from research and best practices from around the world. From September 2013, all participants of our courses offered in Wageningen (the Netherlands), will use tablets as a learning tool to further increase the potential of their course.

Course introduction

Despite the world-wide increase of food availability 1 out of 3 people are malnourished due to undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and/or overweight. Evidence shows that malnutrition has life-long detrimental impacts on learning capacity, productivity and income-generating potential of populations.
The sustainable development goals aim to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture by year 2030.
Agriculture plays a key role in the provision of food and nutrition security. But agricultural programs and policies do not automatically lead to better nourished populations. In some cases these programs and policies can even be detrimental to the nutritional situation of vulnerable groups. Agricultural programs and policies need to take nutrition outcomes into account.


Application procedures:

Interested candidates can apply for admission to the training via the website. After reviewing, Centre for Development Innovation will send you the admission letter and instructions on how to continue. Please note that there is a limited time span in which you can apply for NFP  funding. For NFP applicants, the application procedure is 2 steps; registration for the short course at CDI, and submitting an application for NFP in Atlas.

Course date: 07 – 18 November 2016
Deadline NFP fellowships: 22 March 2016
Deadline alternative funding: 26 September 2016

Online Application Form

NFP Fellowships
Nuffic has a limited number of fellowships available for nationals of certain countries
After you completed your registration for this course, and you are eligible for NFP funding, you will receive an admission letter with further instructions on the NFP application procedure.
Applications for NFP fellowships should be submitted online via the ATLAS application form between 04 February and 22 March 2016. The link and further instructions are given in the NFP admission letter.
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