FACCE-JPI is an EU-organisation that aligns the agricultural research agendas of the member states, so that European agriculture becomes climate-resilient and more sustainable. ImpactReporters helped produce a brochure that inspires research leaders, funders and other stakeholders to collaborate on new European projects.
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Women and men each have their own responsibilities in the food supply chain. Organizations, however, often do not think of the cultural differences between men and women. We supported AgriProfocus in producing a magazine that encourages gender sensitive development programmes.
The peat soil in the Veenweiden subsides by an average of one centimetre per year. The Veenweiden System Programme of VIC Zegveld has discovered that something can be done about this, using pressure drainage and ‘wet’ cultivation in the area. ImpactReporters has produced three brochures about this for dairy farmers, water boards, research institutes and government organizations.
Can companies and site managers contribute to improvements in nature and biodiversity? The international VCA quality mark has been created to facilitate this, with the aim of better nature management in the areas where we live and work. ImpactReporters is developing training materials on behalf of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Public Works and Water Management, and helping to raise public awareness of this new instrument.
In fragile states such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yemen and Afghanistan, the establishment of the rule of law is essential. Many people in these countries suffer from violence, hunger and poverty. ImpactReporters helped the WOTRO (NWO) communication department to give insight in the impact of thirty research projects in fragile states.
Shell claims to support the Paris climate goals. However, it still invests tens of billions of euro in gas and oil each year. What is Shell’s current role in the transition to sustainable energy? Together with Friends of the Earth Netherlands (Milieudefensie), we created the ShellWatch.nl website, which compares the words of Shell with their actions.
Conservation of biodiversity, disease and pest prevention, and plant research including new breeding techniques. These are among the topics Plantum, the Dutch association of plant breeders, has addressed with its members in recent years. ImpactReporters has helped to present these topics sharply in eight clear factsheets.
Dutch seed companies provide farmers with high quality seed worldwide. At the same time, Dutch experts also work in the establishment of a national seed sector in many other countries. At the request of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (EZ), ImpactReporters created a brochure in the form of a magazine that demonstrates the Dutch role in the international world of seeds.
What are the best methods of dealing with worldwide food waste? And what are the key drivers behind successful cases? The Food and Business Knowledge Platform asked ImpactReporters to produce an accessible brochure on the basis of research undertaken by Wageningen Food & Biobased Research.
For the first time in history the Netherlands has a minister for development aid and trade combined. What does this mean in practice? The Directorate for Sustainable Economic Growth at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs asked us to produce a communication portfolio about the new policy, its approach and results.