Rural Transformation

Inspiration från världen, praktik i Sverige -Workshop SLU Alnarp

Aktuella forskningssammanställningar visar att agroforestrysystem är produktiva och samtidigt bidrar med fler ekosystemtjänster än konventionell markanvändning såväl i tropiska som tempererade klimat.

What was SIANI Youth up to during this spring?

SIANI Youth was very active in the month of May starting off with a workshop on Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals, co-organised with SLU Global. In the morning inspirational speakers talked about business opportunities and how to overcome challenges for entrepreneurs in agirculture.

Towards a more efficient irrigation and fertiliser management in Mozambique

As much as 40% of the global food production comes from irrigated agriculture, but large amount of fertilisers and irrigation water is lost due to inappropriate irrigation practices.

How to increase maize yield in rainfed agriculture?

Maize yields in sub-Saharan Africa have been at the lower end of the global range for decades. A new thesis by Emilio Magaia, PhD candidate at the Department of Soil and Environment at SLU presents a way to improve water use efficiency in semi-arid regions through better soil and water management.

Call for Abstracts for FLARE 2017

The 3rd annual meeting of the Forests and Livelihoods: Assessment, Research, and Engagement, FLARE network will take place in Stockholm in the end of September 2017. The meeting will provide a unique space for discussions about forests and livelihoods and will foster collaboration, favouring younger researchers.

Ung kraft för Agenda 2030 - Vi är på Almedalsveckan juli 2017!

Photo credit: photothek/Ina Fassbender (Flickr CC BY-ND 2.0)

70 % av jordens befolkning beräknas bo i städer år 2050. Agenda2030 har utvecklats som ett svar på de globala problem och orättvisor som påverkar jordens befolkning och miljön negativt.