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17 March 2017
In the Expert Group for Aid Studies, EBA's series Development Dissertation Briefs (DDB), fledgling PhDs are given the opportunity to summarise their dissertation, focusing on its relevance for Swedish development cooperation.
14 March 2017
Youth and young people are becoming a hot topic among development donors and actors. But who exactly do these "labels" apply to, and are they too broad for effective policies? Or do they create too narrow a focus which is blind to larger structural issues?
8 March 2017
Alongside a group of my fellow study colleagues at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences I, Gabrielle Tillberg, was given the opportunity, thanks to the Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI), to attend the Nordic Africa Days 2016 held in Uppsala, Sweden.
28 February 2017
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...
Women with her cattle in Ethiopia.
22 February 2017
My name is Elvira Laurien and in September, I was given the opportunity together with six other master students at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) to participate in the Nordic Africa Days 2016 organized by the
A selection of fresh vegetables placed out on a wooden board.
20 February 2017
Wageningen University hosts the 1st International Master class to broaden disciplinary thinking in agriculture, food sciences, nutrition and health to arrive at a disciplinary research perspective on healthy and sustainable diets.
17 February 2017
Do you want to pursue a career in international development, but are unsure of how and where to start? SLU Global recently published a pamphlet on international careers, explaining which organisations and pathways there are for graduates that want to work globally.
16 February 2017
Till hösten 2017 erbjuder IM 16 helt finansierade utlandspraktikplatser i Guatemala, Indien, Jordanien, Malawi, Moldavien, Nepal eller Zimbabwe.
7 February 2017
Africa’s lack of agricultural youth adds on to other sustainability challenges such as climate change, rural poverty and food insecurity. However, being the youngest continent, Africa could potentially turn this challenge into opportunities and rejuvenate its agricultural sector.
3 February 2017
Young people are central to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda; many are already working on creating a more sustainable future, shaking and moving the existing state of order with innovative thinking, creativity and passion.