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Photo credit: Katja Bessonova
14 June 2017
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...
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3 May 2017
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,...
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21 April 2017
When we talk about food security we tend to think about livestock or land production. However, many people around the world, especially those in coastal areas, also heavily rely on fish and seafood.
Kristianstads kommun/Fotograf Cecilia Paulstrup
11 April 2017
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...
A rice farmer in central Bangladesh
5 April 2017
Sidas program för Junior Professional Officers (JPO) är ett resursbasprogram inom det multilaterala utvecklingssamarbetet.
Photo credit: WG Films
31 March 2017
New Swedish documentary about land investments in Ethiopia
Field notes
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...