The conference seeks to improve both scientific and practical understanding of how biological, organic and mineral resources are best integrated in the management of agricultural soils by African smallscale farmers.
The goal of the day is to use a number of presentations in the morning on related topics to develop a common base in the formation of guidelines for an informed update on crucial topics for advancement in the field. These topics, together with written instructions, will then be handed out to scholars for developing a set of policy papers on the issues involved.
SIANI, and Sida invite you to a seminar assessing the potential of mobile phones to support development within the agricultural sector. The event will bring together African and Swedish development actors with the private sector.
Global food security is under stress. With an increasing global population, continuing soil degradation, mounting effects of climate change and other factors, this stress is very likely to increase. To avoid this turning into a global food shortage of disastrous proportions we need to adapt global agriculture to these challenges with changes in policies, technologies and institutions.