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Riso Vlaams-Brabant
Riso Vlaams-Brabant


Riso Vlaams-Brabant is a Belgian association defending the fundamental rights of the most vulnerable groups in society. Throughout Vlaams-Brabant-province we set up local projects offering support in housing, education, work, living together, loneliness, … The uniqueness of our works lays in the close collaboration with our audience.


Riso's strengths are:

  • Knowhow in working with vulnerable groups on fundamental human rights; 
  • Working in close collaboration and participation with the most vulnerable groups in society, giving them a voice to be reckoned with; 
  • Setting up collaborations between different, and often unexpected, partners at all levels;  
  • Innovation is a key factor in our projects;  
  • Working from small to big scale results;  
  • Policy work at national level.
Riso Vlaams-Brabant

EĆ©nmeilaan 2, 3010 Leuven, Belgium


Dirk Masquillier

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

Riso Vlaams-Brabant

Robin Food: Covid-19 Response to Food Waste

Robin Food transforms surplus vegetables into soups for social grocery stores and food aid. The vegetables are sourced from regional producers and REO-auction who faced difficulties selling their products during the corona crisis.