Sustainable development goals

Businesses are from Mars, Development from Venus


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Three Steps for Transforming Agriculture to Feed the World

In this guest post, Nick Austin, Agricultural Development Director at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, outlines a new global roadmap for transforming smallholder farming in order to feed the world. Part of Farming First’s #SDG2countdown series on SDG2.1 – ending hunger.

Boosting youth engagement in sustainable development, what will it take?

How can young people receive the support and knowledge they need to innovate and lead the sustainable future? How can youth engage in the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

Launch: SLU Global Annual Report 2016

Introducing and forming work along the United Nation's global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has left its mark on a lot of our university’s activities in 2016, activities arranged both by SLU Global and by others at SLU.

Ethics, Finance and the Sustainable Development Goals - A reflection

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In this seminar Professor De Vries will reflect upon ethical aspects of the Sustainable Development Goals. The SDGs are interpreted as an expression of the Modernist worldview, attempting to reconcile aspirations for the good life with local, regional and planetary boundaries.

Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals

To continue to feed a growing world population, we need to increase global food production. This appears though at odds with a number of seemingly insurmountable environmental and socio-economic challenges. This is particularly true for Africa, a region hit most strongly by climate change and yield gaps against a backdrop of poverty, migration and conflicts.

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Agronomy students suggest SDGs should be integrated in university curricular

Food production is essential to tackle global issues such as nutrition and food insecurity and to improve livelihoods of the world’s poor people. Education, information exchange and knowledge about the food system and about sustainable development in general, will play a central role in the transition towards global sustainability.