Rural Transformation

Immigration in rural Sweden - What determines a good reception?

SLU have looked into the matter of reception of asylum seekers in rural areas in Sweden. Researchers at SLU have studied the responsibilities of the municipalities and the civil society and have asked the question; have the municipalities done what they should and what have the people of the civil society contributed with?

Age Aside: Young leaders are still leaders

I am a young professional from Nairobi. Since 2015 I have been part of a mentorship programme involving young people in Kenya. I started off as a lead junior professional, coordinating and managing a group of peers. Fast forward six months into the project, I was appointed project administrator, charged with managing and running the group’s secretariat.

Governance at the ‘edge’ of the State: political subjectivity and citizenship

State rule is presently challenged in many parts of the world such that governance is achieved by overlapping authorities. The course focuses on the implications of these achievements for conflict, citizenship and social inequality. ‘Political subjectivity’ captures how power operates to produce desires for recognition, belonging, and rights, which all shape inclusion and exclusion.

Sök bidrag för jord-, skogs- eller trädgårdsaktiviteter senast 5 maj

  • Vill du aktivera ungdomar och barn i eller nära naturen?
  • Vill du skapa möten mellan människor inom jord- och skogsbruket eller trädgårdsnäringen?
  • Vill du arrangera en aktivitet som skapar dialog och stärker de gröna näringarna i samhället?

Svenska Lantbruksveckans fond, KSLA, främjar de gröna näringarnas ställning i samhället. Det sker genom bidra

Gambia Rural Youth Award 2017

An abandoned microphone on a stage

The theme of the award is ‘We need young people in rural areas: We need them to produce, process and market the food that will feed the world’.

Use of Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change

Livestock are essential for food and nutrition security in sub-Saharan Africa. They serve multiple purposes and are economically important, contributing 20–40% of agricultural gross domestic product (GDP) – in some countries, up to 80%.

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