Farming in Senegal: Theory and Practice

Lunch debate: Friday 25 May 2018 Farming in Senegal: Theory and Practice Goedele Van den Broeck (postdoc) en Kaat van Hoyweghen (PhD) - KU Leuven Halewijn Timmerman - Boer in Senegal Leo Ghysels – Rikolto Katelijne Suetens – Broederlijk Delen When and where ? 11.30 - 13.30 at Hollands College, Leuven You can bring [...]

By | 2018-05-25T14:57:26+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sustainable Partnership Award

On December 6, 2017, our project 'Wanted: Food for the Future' won the Sustainable Partnerships Award of The Shift (the Belgian sustainability network). The award showcases the best examples of international collaboration between the public sector, companies and non-profit organizations. The project combines the expertise of the Flemish Brabant province, Rikolto (previously known as [...]

By | 2018-03-30T09:06:40+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SUFISA enquête online

De KU Leuven organiseert in het kader van het Europees project SUFISA een grootschalige enquête bij fruittelers. Met deze enquête wil het onderzoeksteam een beter zicht krijgen op de marktimperfecties en randvoorwaarden die de huidige afzetmogelijkheden voor fruit vormgeven. Deze enquête is de laatste stap in het onderzoek dat werd opgestart in 2015, en [...]

By | 2018-03-30T09:06:52+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Voorlopige resultaten SUFISA

In september werd het tweede tussentijdse rapport van de SUFISA case studie van fruitteelt gepubliceerd. Het rapport kan je hier downloaden. Van het rapport is ook een Nederlandstalige samenvatting beschikbaar. Het rapport bundelt de resultaten van de eerste fase van het SUFISA project, waarin gesteund wordt op kwalitatieve methoden. In een tweede fase zullen met behulp [...]

By | 2018-03-30T09:06:58+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vietnam – day 2

Day 2 of the Vietnam visit In the morning, our visitors were accompanied by Natalia and visited BoerEnCompagnie. Tom Troonbeeckx, one of the farmers and also the ‘founding father’ of CSA in Flanders was our guide. For lunchtime, we were welcomed at Rikolto. Marie and Tessa joined the group. Jan Wyckaert, director at [...]

By | 2018-03-30T09:07:12+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Visiting Vietnam group

Group of Vietnamese experts visiting Leuven During 4 days, the SFERE team will guide a group of 11 Vietnamese experts around through short supply food chain initiatives in Leuven and Brussels. It is a very diverse program, with a good mix of field visits and presentations. Visit program [...]

By | 2018-03-30T09:07:20+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Plattelandsacademie – 11 oktober 2017

Biosfere contributes to Plattelandsacademie Researchers of Biosfere will contribute to Plattelandsacademie conference, which takes place 11 October 2017 in Leuven. Tessa Avermaete and Tjitske Anna Zwart will explain how their insights from TRANSMANGO and Voedsel voor de Toekomst can be integrated in education. This conference is in Dutch and targets teachers in [...]

By | 2018-03-30T09:07:27+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Registration for conferences

Conference registration has now started The SFERE team has two upcoming conference to announce. You can now register for the conference on good food governance, which takes place on the 21st of September in Leuven and is a joint initiative from Leuven University and Cardiff University. Further, the TRANSMANGO consortium organizes its [...]

By | 2018-03-30T09:07:33+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments