Transition to sustainable food systems : the Dutch circular approach providing solutions to global challenges

Berkum, Siemen van; Dengerink, Just


This report evaluates how the Dutch Ministry’s focus on circular agriculture can support the SDG impact of Dutch international aid and investment programmes in less developed countries. Using examples of recently applied and planned interventions in a range of developing countries, the report illustrates the value of adopting a food system approach to find sustainable solutions to achieve asufficient, healthy and resource-efficient food supply. The report concludes by listing characteristics of circular agriculture that promote interventions to support improved food system outcomes.