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Landscape management
Rural transformation
 
Event
5 October 2020
Agroforestry for the transition towards sustainability and bioeconomy

This conference ties together the main four themes at the center of agroforestry for the transition towards sustainability and bioeconomy.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
13 May 2020
Veggie burgers from rapeseed?

Rapeseed is an oil crop commonly grown in Sweden. The seeds are high in protein, but have a bitter taste and can be toxic. Can this be changed through plant breeding?

 
Slides
3 March 2020
Developing a Regional Bioeconomy Strategy for Eastern Africa

Dr. Ivar Virgin, Stockholm Environment Institute

Climate change and resource conflict
 
Event
13 June 2019
Bioeconomy Pathways: Innovation, Development and Governance

Bioeconomy will play a central role in the transition to a sustainable society. What pathways to a bioeconomy are there? Discuss the options at this seminar.

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
News Story
23 August 2018
Doing well by doing good: Best practice for bioeconomic transition?

Practically speaking, bioeconomy is still in its infancy, but it’s already clear that moving into this direction will increase demand for forest-based products. How to avoid adverse impacts?

Trade and production
 
Blog Post
3 October 2017
Leapfrogging into the green future, is it going to be tech for tat?

Researchers are still arguing about the definition of bioeconomy. However, it is an exciting concept that stimulates innovation and resource efficiency with a market value in mind. All essential for sustainable development. Clearly, the bioeconomy pathway will require transparent knowledge sharing, cross-sector collaboration and a novel view on academic research.

Rural transformation
 
News Story
16 March 2017
Call for abstracts! Agri4D conference 2017 – Rural Transformation and Urbanization

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and SIANI are pleased to announce the Call for abstracts for the Agri4D 2017 Conference. The theme of this year's event is Urbanization and Rural Transformation. 

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
16 March 2017
IEA Bioenergy: Call for contributions

IEA Bioenergy Task 43's call for contributions: Attractive Systems for Bioenergy Feedstock Production in Sustainably Managed Landscapes.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Event
30 November 2016
Book launch: Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies

Rapid globalization and a surging global demand for food, feed, bioenergy, renewable materials and agricultural land are radically changing the conditions of the bioeconomy. At the same time,...

Trade and production
 
News Story
24 November 2016
Boosting African economies with knowledge & bio-innovation

Economies in sub-Saharan Africa are hampered by low productivity, high vulnerability to climate change and poor market infrastructure.