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Food Systems
Health and nutrition
Food systems
 
News Story
5 December 2022
Multisector cooperation needed to combat global food insecurity

Facing growing food insecurity in the world, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (KSLA) and the Swedish FAO Committee hosted a seminar to discuss the challenges and opportunities to end hunger in all its forms by 2030 and to achieve food security.

Food Systems
Food systems
 
Event
5 December 2022
World Soil Day 2022: ”Soils, where food begins”

The programme will cover soil nutrients, water management in agricultural soils, the threat of soil compaction to our food supply and much more.

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
Event
1 December 2022
FAO: Social Protection Dialogue Series: Social protection for inclusive climate action

Globally, 80% of the world's extreme poor reside in rural regions, and 76% of them engage in agriculture, primarily subsistence farming. They also heavily rely on and work with caring for the bulk...

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Rural transformation
 
Event
1 December 2022
Focali annual meeting 2022

It is once again time for Focali members, partners, and friends in our wider community to meet around current interlinked forest, climate and livelihood challenges.

Climate change and resource conflict
Food Systems
Food systems
 
Event
30 November 2022
KVA: Policy opportunities for reducing climate change and its impact on planetary and human health

The seminar will highlight, based on recent EASAC studies, how science has clearly set out the scale and urgency of the problems that need to be addressed in a number of fields, and the many...

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Event
29 November 2022
Bioeconomy perspectives and the possibilities to introduce alternative economic models in different parts of Colombia along with cattle?

The webinar is an opening to explore the need to build initiatives or mechanisms that can facilitate the transition towards a more sustainable economy based on the intensive use of knowledge,...

Landscape management
Rural transformation
 
Event
23 November 2022
The race to protect the Amazon – what does the future hold?

Discussion about new sustainable economies that can offer a sustainable future to the Amazon, and how outside actors can help.

Gender and equality
Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Blog Post
22 November 2022
Tree crops may be a better alternative for agricultural commercialisation among women than food crops – Here’s why

Inspired by the East Asian miracle, which utilised smallholder agriculture as a conduit for economic growth and poverty reduction, many African governments have committed to contributing 10% of...

Climate change and resource conflict
Food Systems
 
Event
16 November 2022
Act Sustainable 2022: the global food crisis – causes, risks and solutions

SIANI, Focali and GMV organise a seminar at Act Sustainable 2022 – the sustainability week at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg.

Food Systems
Food systems
 
News Story
16 November 2022
Orange-fleshed sweet potato, a cure to bolster food security, and sustainable food systems

Learn the reasons why orange-fleshed sweet potato is considered the single most successful example of biofortification of a staple crop, and presents a feasible option to address vitamin A deficiency.