Evidence informed decision making in health and nutrition

health (human)
Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp
Sheffield University (UK)
Royal Tropical Institute, Netherlands
Nice International (UK)
Ethiopian Institute of Public Health
Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania)
Makerere University (Uganda)
National School of Public Health (Morocco)
North-West University (South Africa)
University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin)
University of Ghana (Ghana)
Research fields
Agriculture and Food Sciences


To translate evidence into concrete recommendations actionable by responsible bodies, through collaborations amongst African researchers and decision-makers and with support from global experts.


Research activities & websites by FBE department:  http://www.ugent.be/bw/en/research/activities/overview.htm  

  • Biocentrum Agrivet (DI62)
  • Centre for Environmental Sanitation (CES) / Prof. Filip Tack
  • Centre for Sustainable Development (CSD)
  • Centre of Expertise for Industrial Biotechnology and Biocatalysis (INBIO) / Prof. Wim Soetaert
  • Food2Know / Prof. Benedikt Sas
  • Ghent Bio-Economy / Barbara Toch
  • Ghent Bio-Energy Valley / Barbara Toch
  • Institute for Plant Biotechnology for Developing Countries / Prof. Godelieve Gheysen
  • International Centre for Eremology / Prof. Wim Cornelis
  • Aquaculture R&D Consortium / Prof. Patrick Sorgeloos
  • Vandemoortele Centre "Lipid Science and Technology" / Prof. Koen Dewettinck
  • VLaams technologisch Adviescentrum (VLAZ) / Prof. Koen Dewettinck