Equity & Gender

Green Winter - Uppsala Sustainability Festival

The Uppsala Sustainablity Festival, runs twice a year, autumn and spring, towards a green planet

This is a Project Fair with Inspiring student projects, craft corners for family & kids, hands-on workshops, film screening, and much much more!

Can we turn waste into feed? Find out at the New Feed Technology Laboratory at SLU

The new SLU laboratory initiative, the Feed Technology Laboratory (FTL), is a strategic infrastructure project for initiating inter- and intrafaculty networking and joint project initiatives with the purpose of creating new solutions for sustainable animal feed production.

Waking the power of young innovators

Innovations and fresh ideas are crucial for achieving #ZeroHunger and #NoPoverty by 2030. But the rural population is ageing around the world and youth oftentimes show little interest in agriculture and food.

Can we reduce malaria by luring malaria mosquitoes?

Synthetic rice odour blend lures gravid malaria mosquitoes

The increased use of irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa has benefited the Anopheles arabiensis mosquito – an important malaria vector – particularly in rice paddies. A research team led from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences now shows that rice odours attract females, and elicit egg laying.

The 2030 Agenda and Ecosystems - New report

The 2030 Agenda and Ecosystems - A discussion paper on the links between the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Sustainable Development Goals.

New report by Torbjörn Ebenhard from CBM; and Maria Schultz and Tristan D. Tyrrell from SwedBio.

IFAD AgTalks: Young innovators tell their stories

AgTalks presents the latest thinking, trends and research on policies and innovation in small-scale farming. This session, titled "Whassup with Agriculture? Young innovators tell their stories" focuses on how young people are engaging in agriculture, and how more young people can be motivated to do the same.

Student-led Initiatives Aim to Promote Agriculture on U.S. Campuses

Across the United States, students are developing initiatives to promote agriculture and increase access to healthy food on campus.