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Landscape management
Rural transformation
Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Event
14 February 2022
Sustainability Frontiers Conference

Amid growing focus on sustainability and Agenda 2030, and on the pathway toward Stockholm+50, two leading Swedish centers, Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) and Stockholm...

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Event
8 December 2021
SEARCA, AFA, UNESCO, CIRAD, and GRET: Virtual Regional Consultation on Engaging with Academia and Research Institutions (ARIs)

SEARCA, AFA, UNESCO, CIRAD, and GRET are organizing, with the technical assistance of the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, a virtual regional consultation bringing together...

Climate change and resource conflict
Food Systems
Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Land, Livestock and Livelihoods; the Triple L Research Initiative
Linkages between Water, Sanitation and Food and Nutrition Security
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Blog Post
5 December 2021
Our future depends on How we take care of our soil’s health

Soil – the soul of the planet and its greater ignorance “There has never been a more urgent need to revive damaged ecosystems than now. Ecosystems support all life on Earth. The healthier our...

Health and nutrition
Food systems
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Event
2 December 2021
OCHA: Global launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2022

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) will host a global launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2022 in Geneva on Thursday, 2 December 2021, with...

Rural transformation
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Publication
15 September 2017
Agri4D – 2017 Book of Abstracts

Book of abstracts for the Agri4D - 2017 conference with general program, session schedules and bios of speakers and moderators

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
15 August 2017
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.

Gender and equality
Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
13 August 2017
Gender-sensitive ‘kindergarten’ policy improves beans and chickpeas in Ethiopia

A kindergarten for children of female employees of the Agricultural Commodity Supplies (ACOS) factory in Ethiopia, is helping boost the productivity of the workers of the factory. This, in turn, leads to an efficient and profitable value chain for common beans and chickpeas.

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
9 August 2017
A small fish with huge nutritional benefits for rural households in Bangladesh

Mola and carp fish farming: A winning combination to boost nutrient intakes in Bangladesh and beyondEvidence that small indigenous fish species can affect significant nutritional outcomes is growing.

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
8 June 2017
How to increase maize yield in rainfed agriculture?

Maize yields in sub-Saharan Africa have been at the lower end of the global range for decades. A new thesis by Emilio Magaia, PhD candidate at the Department of Soil and Environment at SLU presents a way to improve water use efficiency in semi-arid regions through better soil and water management.

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
8 June 2017
Towards a more efficient irrigation and fertiliser management in Mozambique

As much as 40% of the global food production comes from irrigated agriculture, but large amount of fertilisers and irrigation water is lost due to inappropriate irrigation practices.