The Dutch Knowledge Platforms

Knowledge Platform Security and Rule of Law

The Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law (the Platform) aims to jointly explore innovative approaches to emerging challenges in the field of security and rule of law in fragile and conflict affected contexts.

Share-net Netherlands

Share-Net Netherlands is one of the country hubs of Share-Net International. The platform aims to strengthen linkages between actors and fields through sharing, generating, and promoting the use of knowledge in Sexual Health and Reproductive Rights policies and practices.


KUNO is the Platform for Humanitarian Knowledge Exchange in the Netherlands. Tis space facilitates knowledge sharing and reflection. In this way, KUNO helps the Dutch humanitarian sector to innovate and jointly meet challenges of the future.


The INCLUDE Knowledge Platform is a Dutch-African platform that promotes evidence-based policymaking on inclusive development in Africa through research, knowledge sharing and policy dialogue.

Netherlands Food Partnership

The Netherlands Food Partnership is the successor of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform. NFP connects people and supports agri-food initiatives to make food systems more economically, socially and environmentally viable.

Recent News

Towards a Comprehensive Approach: Follow-up discussion to the February 24th event

On July 8 2015, the Platform hosted an informal follow-up discussion to the February 24th event ‘Towards[…]

Theories of Change linking Employment for Stability

This scoping study analyzes whether employment (or unemployment) and stability (or instability) correlate with each other and[…]

Making sense of informal economies in fragile contexts: Issues, dilemmas and questions

Increased attention for job creation, private sector development and illicit financial flows in fragile contexts has rekindled[…]

Book review on Matthias Weinreich, ‘ “We Are Here to Stay” – Pashtun Migrants in the Northern Areas of Pakistan’ (Klaus Schwarz Verlag, 2010)

I highly recommend Matthias Weinreich ’s incisive book on the entrepreneurial migrations and settlements of Pashto-speaking peoples[…]

Patriotism and Brutality vis-à-vis Nationalism, Ethnicity and other Identity Formations (Editorial)

This extensive Editorial—provided in this issue by the Executive Editor rather than the Chief Editor Dr. Babak[…]

Let’s be Clear: A Call for Tripartite Action-Actor-Motivation

This Editorial—which can be considered as a follow-up and elaboration on a section in my Editorial on[…]

Elites, Power and Security. How the organization of security in Lebanon serves elite interests

On December 4th the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law organized a one-day expert discussion in The Hague[…]

How to find your way in the justice patchwork?

Cordaid and the Van Vollenhoven Institute conduct a joint research project to explore the adequacy of primary[…]

Supporting primary justice in insecure contexts: taking stock

In parallel to the Annual Conference of the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law (‘the Platform’) on 24 June[…]

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