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Extra aid for Yemen, Iraq and the Lake Chad region

Living conditions for millions of people in Yemen, Iraq and the Lake Chad region are continuing to worsen. The Netherlands is ...

News item | 19-09-2016 | 00:00

More agricultural products sold throughout the world; exports increase to more than 82 billion euros

In 2015, the Netherlands again exceeded the previous year’s exports of agricultural products. Total exports in 2015 amounted to ...

News item | 15-01-2016 | 09:00

International conference on food waste and food losses in The Hague

It is a sobering fact that one-third of the food we produce is never eaten. Now, governmental organisations, academics, and ...

News item | 15-06-2015 | 16:51

No More Food to Waste-conference brings together stakeholders food system

The Netherlands, together with the FAO, is proud to announce the international conference 'No More Food To Waste - Global action ...

News item | 10-06-2015 | 13:26

UN declaration on better product information

Conscious citizens and companies wish to know what is in their food, how sustainable products are and how they are made. This ...

News item | 02-07-2014 | 17:15

Food safety paramount as government intervenes firmly in meat supply chain

The Dutch government will implement firm and far-reaching measures to address and manage food safety risks in the meat supply ...

News item | 10-06-2014 | 13:08

Sustainable chocolate depends on fair price for farmers

Over 900 representatives, from farmers to consumers, this week attended the World Cocoa Conference 2014 in Amsterdam. The central ...

News item | 10-06-2014 | 11:05

Europe wants to extend list of products without mandatory best-before date

A large majority of European Union Member States wants the European Commission to extend the list of products not requiring a ...

News item | 20-05-2014 | 15:01

'Remove best-before dates on pasta, rice and coffee'

Consumers throw out a lot of food for no good reason due to confusion about the best-before date. Pasta, rice and coffee ...

News item | 14-05-2014 | 13:03

Ocean Summit: ‘Action for healthier oceans starts today’

We will need to take unorthodox steps to tackle overfishing, climate change and pollution of the oceans. Governments, business ...

News item | 25-04-2014 | 16:33