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Event
19 January 2016

SIANI Annual Meeting 2016

Every year the SIANI secretariat organizes a meeting to provide an opportunity for members to interact with each other and to reflect on the work-plan for the Secretariat. This year’s theme is End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture.  In addition, the program will include presentation of ongoing activities within the SIANI network, insights into the major achievements from the previous year and discussion of the plans for the forthcoming one.  

During this years meeting we will hear from a selection of engaging speakers from within the network who will feedback about their work from Expert Groups, Themes and other areas. One of our keynote speakers is Alexandra Silfverstolpe, Founder & MD, Data Act Lab who will speak about SDG2 which is the theme of the meeting, and we will also listen to Ola Möller, Senior Policy Specialist Agriculture, Sida. Moreover, SIANI will lead a Round Table dialogue consultation with those attending, in order to elicit reflections and comments from those attending the meeting.

The outcomes from the meeting will contribute to the work-plan for 2016.

Times

From 19 January 2016 at 08:00 to 19 January 2016 at 15:30

Venue

Kungliga Myntkabinettet, Slottsbacken 6

Agenda

SIANI Annual Meeting 2016

“End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture”

09:00 Registration, coffee and sandwich

09:30 Welcome and Introduction to the day

Moderator: Melinda Fones Sundell, Senior Advisor, SIANI

09:35 Presentation of SIANI 2015

Matthew Fielding, Communications Manager, SIANI

09:45 Insights from the SIANI Themes:

Prof. Anders Malmer, SLU Global & Maria Ölund, Focali/GMV

10:15 Ending Rural Hunger – Monitoring of SDG 2

Alexandra Silfverstolpe, Founder & MD, Data Act Lab

10:45 Round Table Dialogue – Led by the SIANI team

12:15 Lunch

13.45 Welcome back and Reporting from the Round Table Dialogue

14:05 Insights (Pecha Kucha Presentations)

Expert Group – African Biochar, Cecilia Sundberg

Expert Group – Food Waste Prevention for Global Food Chains, Karin Östergren

Expert GroupWater Sanitation Food Security and Nutrition, Helfrid Schulte Herbruggen

SIANI Youth – SLU students: Louise Lundahl, Sofie Sandelius, Theodor Danielson, Ida Berg och Mathilda Mickels.

14:35 SIANI – The Way Forward

Ola Möller, Senior Policy Specialist Agriculture, Sida

Madeleine Fogde, Program Director, SIANI

14:50 Summing up the Meeting (by Moderator)

15:15 Entertainment & Mingle

Entertainment from Stockholm Boys Choir

17:00 Event Closes

Resources

Relevant Content
Video
29 January 2016
Matthew Fielding – Presentation of SIANI 2015

An overview of SIANI's activities and seminars during 2015, website statistics and opinions gathered from last years' meeting.

Slides
1 February 2016
Matthew Fielding – Presentation of SIANI 2015

An overview of SIANI's activities and seminars during 2015, website statistics and opinions gathered from last years' annual meeting.

Slides
1 February 2016
Anders Malmer – Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security

A review of the cooperation between SLU Global and SIANI 2015, conferences that were arranged/attended, and a call for increased multi-stakeholder diaolgue

Video
29 January 2016
Anders Malmer – Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security

A review of the cooperation between SLU Global and SIANI 2015, conferences that were arranged/attended, and a call for increased multi-stakeholder dialogue.

Slides
1 February 2016
Maria Ölund – Forests, Landscapes and Food Security

The background of Focali, a presentation of their major research topics and a summary of their 2015 activities.

Video
29 January 2016
Maria Ölund – Forests, Landscapes and Food Security

The background of Focali, a presentation of their major research topics and a summary of their 2015 activities.

Slides
1 February 2016
Alexandra Silfverstolpe – Ending Rural Hunger: Monitoring of SDG 2

A presentation and demonstration of the Rural Hunger Project, an interactive online tool which helps collect, sort and visualise data about food and nutrition security, based on three dimensions:...

Video
29 January 2016
Alexandra Silfverstolpe – Ending Rural Hunger: Monitoring of SDG 2

A presentation and demonstration of the Ending Rural Hunger project, an interactive online tool which helps collect, sort and visualise data about food and nutrition security, based on three...

Slides
1 February 2016
Cecilia Sundberg – African Biochar

A presentation of the research done by the SIANI Expert group on African biochar, an organic matter made from agricultural residues that have been heated and transformed into carbon. It can be...

Video
29 January 2016
Cecilia Sundberg – African Biochar

A presentation of the research done by the SIANI Expert group on African biochar, an organic matter made from agricultural residues that have been heated and transformed into carbon. It can be...

Slides
1 February 2016
Karin Östergren – Food Waste Prevention for Global Food Chains

1/3 of all food is lost or wasted globally, not only resulting in hunger but inefficient use of water and money. The underlying drivers are explained and how they differ between low and high...

Video
29 January 2016
Karin Östergren – Food Waste Prevention for Global Food Chains

1/3 of all food is lost or wasted globally, not only resulting in hunger but inefficient use of water and money. The underlying drivers are explained and how they differ between low and high...

Slides
1 February 2016
Helfrid Schulte Herbrüggen – Water Sanitation Food Security and Nutrition

Millions of people still lack access to clean drinking water and improved sanitation, and many more are undernourished. The linkages between agriculture, water use and sanitation are presented...

Video
29 January 2016
Helfrid Schulte Herbrüggen – Water Sanitation Food Security and Nutrition

Millions of people still lack access to clean drinking water and improved sanitation, and many more are undernourished. The linkages between agriculture, water use and sanitation are presented...

Video
29 January 2016
SIANI Youth
L. Lundahl, S. Sandelius, T. Danielson, I. Berg & M. Mickels – SIANI Youth

5 SLU students present the work done on SIANI Youth. Through a communication strategy which utilises social media, the aim is to better reach young people and strengthen the relationship between...

Video
29 January 2016
Ola Möller – SIANI: the Way Forward

SIDA will focus more on climate and sustainability in the coming years, and the new global development goals provide both a challenge and an opportunity for agriculture to act as an umbrella to...

Video
29 January 2016
Madeleine Fogde – SIANI: The Way Forward

The SIANI program director talks about the current state of the network, the work with SDG2 and other upcoming issues that will become a focus in the future.

For Participants

anneli.sundin@sei-international.org