Rural development

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?

Should we stop talking about “youth”?

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?

Closing remarks on the seminar “Fostering rural transformation”

Presentation held by Kerstin Jonsson Cissé, Sida, at the seminar "Fostering rural transformation – a pathway to a sustainable, peaceful and equitable development?"

Podium discussion at the seminar “Fostering rural transformation”

Podium discussion with Paul Winters (IFAD), Gunnar Köhlin (EfD), Ulrika Modéer (UD), and Ann-Charlott Folkesson (LRF) at the seminar "Fostering rural transformation – a pathway to a sustainable, peaceful and equitable development?"

Comments on IFAD Rural Development Report 2016 by Ann-Charlott Folkesson

Presentation held by Ann-Charlott Folkesson, the Swedish Farmers Federation (LRF), at the seminar "Fostering rural transformation – a pathway to a sustainable, peaceful and equitable development?"