NICE hosting a Breakfast Partner Side Event at Women Deliver 2023 in Kigali on “Empowering women as change agents in nutrition-sensitive food systems”

Women play an essential role in food systems, often leading growing, processing, and marketing of food. When women are given equal opportunities to succeed, they can be powerful agents driving economic growth, peace, and improved quality of life. On 19Jul2023, NICE hold an inspiring #Women Deliver 2023 Partner Side Event on “Empowering women as change … Read more

NICE at the 2023 World Congress of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Nairobi

On 12Jul2023, Straton Habumugisha, NICE Country Manager Rwanda, took the opportunity to showcase the NICE project in IALE World Congress‘ special session on Food sensitive planning levers for sustainability: scales and spaces. In the presentation, the numerous dimensions of malnutrition in Western Rwanda and their request for collaborative, multisectoral, social-ecological interventions have been shared with … Read more

NICE organizing a sponsored session “Cities Session: Nutrition Interventions to Close the Micronutrient Gap in Secondary Cities” at the 6th Micronutrient Forum Global Conference 16-20Oct2023 in The Hague

Secondary cities tend to be better linked with their surrounding foodshed than primate cities and act as important platforms to trade agricultural produce within their rural surrounding. With more and more people living in cities, urban food systems become increasingly important, and urban contexts and modern lifestyles also present opportunities to better reach consumers through … Read more

Inspiring exchanges at the Food Policy Symposium at City, University of London

Inspiring good practices, challenging ideas and a lot of food policy insights and potential ways forward toward food systems transformation have been shared and discussed by more than 200 stakeholders at the 2023 Food Policy Symposium at City, University of London end of Apr2023. The NICE team enjoyed being part of the symposium and gaining … Read more

NICE at the 1st Eastern Africa Agroecology Conference

The NICE project was sharing its experiences with the modified FAO SHARP tool with a broad audience in the frame of the 1st Eastern Africa Agroecology Conference held in Nairobi 21-24Mar2023. The respective presentation of Sophie van den Berg and Elizabeth Imbo can be found here: EAAC__240FarmResilience_withtext_21.03.23.pptx – Google Slides The respective abstract book also … Read more

NICE Winter School

NICE country teams and representatives from all six NICE cities came together in Busia, Kenya, 11-18Feb2023, to exchange experiences and knowledge on urban food systems directly on the ground. Together with guests from Kisumu, Mombasa, and Nairobi, all Kenya, as well as Bambilor, Senegal, success and bottlenecks, plans and visions of daily work in urban … Read more

NICE in Nature Food

“Nutrition as a Driver and Outcome of Agroecology”; we are extremly honoured that our respective article has just been published in Nature Food. In this article, the NICE agroecology Research Team looked into the 13 principles of agroecology proposed by the high-level panel of experts on food security and nutrition and analyzed their connection with … Read more