Rural Transformation

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.