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Expert groups

SIANI expert groups are broad-based working groups established around SIANI’s vision and mission. The purpose of these groups is to convene experts on specific issues together in order to contribute to a holistic understanding of emerging issues in their field. The expert groups consolidate knowledge and foster the interactions between the members of our network in Sweden and internationally.

Agripreneurship Alliance

Adopting a pragmatic, action orientated, evidence based, youth focused and rapid prototype approach, this expert group, drawing skills, knowledge and expertise from non-profit, university and business sectors, will develop and pilot a cloud-based, blended learning educational course that will support young agripreneurs across Africa to develop their business ideas.

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Hidden in Grains

This Expert Group works to raise awareness and build capacity for hydrothermal processing of whole grains to reduce hidden hunger in Kenya. This project will equip small and medium-sized food companies in Kenya with knowledge and skills to use hydrothermal processing of whole grains, an approach that increases the bioavailability of micronutrients inside the grains and enables their easy absorption. This Expert Group is a collaboration between Inclusive Business Sweden, Hidden in Grains and BioInnovate Africa.

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Wild foods, biodiversity and livelihoods

This Expert Group works to consolidate the traditional ecological knowledge about wild foods in Asia and link it with the policy arenas relevant to food security, poverty reduction and sustainable forest management.

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Small-scale farmers and biodiversity in Nepal

Drawing on and contributing to ongoing policy processes in Nepal this expert group strengthens collaboration and raises awareness of the importance of small-scale farmers and agricultural biodiversity for achieving the 2030 Agenda, focusing in particular on nutrition and climate resilience.

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