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Rikolto Belgium
Rikolto Belgium

Profile

Rikolto   is   an   international   NGO   building   bridges   of   trust   and   trade,   between   the   food   industry,   governments, research institutions, banks and farmer organisations around this one central question: “What will  we  eat  tomorrow?”.  We  plant  and  harvest  new  solutions, making the food system more transparent, so consumers are able to make a sustainable choice.

Competences & Capabilities

  • Inclusive Business models
  • Multi-stakeholder facilitation
  • Short chain distribution platforms
  • Food strategies for cities
  • Consumer empowerment
  • Agrifood entrepreneurship & innovation
  • Healthy and sustainable food at schools
Rikolto Belgium

Blijde Inkomststraat 50, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

https://www.rikolto.org

Contact

Erik Devogelaere erik.devogelaere@rikolto.org
+32 496 169 160

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

Rikolto Belgium
COVID-19

Robin Food

The recent pandemic has resulted in enormous amounts of surplus leftovers such as vegetables and fresh fruits, causing difficulties for farmers

Rikolto Belgium
Innovation

MAKE-IT! An infrastructure to hack simpler and smarter food value chains 2020

This project aims to develop these through: Using existing information and industrial challenges to inform the hackathons around specific food industry chains

Rikolto Belgium
Entrepreneurship

MAKEit

We will achieve this by:  Convening a network of ‘maker spaces’, providing collaborative spaces to make, learn, explore and share, for MAKEathons and further prototyping resources; Designing and delivering a series of MAKEathons across Europe where different stakeholders come together to find solutions to identified industry challenges in specific value chains; Training professionals to be able to develop entrepreneurial capabilities across the food value chain in Europe