Agricultural Production & Trade

Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals

To continue to feed a growing world population, we need to increase global food production. This appears though at odds with a number of seemingly insurmountable environmental and socio-economic challenges. This is particularly true for Africa, a region hit most strongly by climate change and yield gaps against a backdrop of poverty, migration and conflicts.

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Reducing food waste across global food chains

Worldwide, massive amounts of food are wasted and in this policy brief, the SIANI Expert Group “Food Waste Prevention Strategies for Global Food Chains” identifies what can be done to decrease and avoid food waste.

Ansök till en av 20 lediga tjänster som FN:s ungdomsvolontär

FNs ungdomsvolontärprogram (UN Youth Volunteers) för svenska medborgare finansieras av Sida och genomförs av FNs volontärprogram, UN Volunteers (UNV). Tack vare detta samarbete skickar Sida och UNV ut 20 unga volontärer för att stödja FNs arbete inom miljö & klimat, fredsbyggande och montoring & evaluation.

Reducing food waste across global food chains

About a third of edible food produced worldwide is wasted, and by reducing this waste we can feed more people without increasing production, reduce the fossil fuel dependence, decrease pressure on water & land resources and save money.

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In the search for food security, how can African scientists make themselves heard?

Large swathes of the Horn of Africa are currently in the midst of a drought, and around 15 million people are facing food and water shortages. It is a humanitarian crisis with no signs of improving during 2017.