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Landscape management
Trade and production
 
News Story
29 June 2016
Is there a role for bioenergy in the global fight against hunger?

A paper by an international team including SEI’s Francis X. Johnson argues that with good programme design, biofuel production can boost overall agricultural yields and food security.

Trade and production
 
News Story
2 October 2015
Can biofuels, oil palm and agribusiness be a sustainable strategy for Southeast Asia?

The new brief draws together SEI research done between 2011 and 2014 on agribusiness developments – especially of oil palm – in Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. It presents overarching insights from that work, along with recommendations for how the industry could be governed more sustainably and aligned more closely with the interests of lo

Trade and production
 
News Story
18 May 2015
Q&A: Francis X. Johnson on the science and politics of bioenergy and sustainability

A major new book examines the potential for sustainable growth of bioenergy use, potential impacts, and the role of good governance in maximizing benefits and avoiding harm.

Trade and production
Moving Africa Towards A Knowledge Based Bio-economy; How Can Sweden Assist?
 
Video
11 March 2015
Domsjö Fabriker – The unique Biorefinery

Presented by Hans Grundberg at the workshop "Moving Africa Towards a Knowledge based Bio-economy: How can Sweden assist?" organised by the SIANI Bio-economy Expert Group on 3 December 2014. 

Trade and production
Moving Africa Towards A Knowledge Based Bio-economy; How Can Sweden Assist?
 
Slides
4 March 2015
Industrial biotechnology, past, present, and future Swedish-African partnerships

Presented by Bo Mattiasson at the workshop "Moving Africa Towards a Knowledge based Bio-economy: How can Sweden assist?" organised by the SIANI Bio-economy Expert Group on 3 December 2014. 

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Food Security and Energy Access
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
6 November 2013
Cassava: Food + Fuel – Research Project by SLU and China Agricultural University (CAU)

A growing population needs an increasing amount of food and energy. Due to global climate change and volatile fossil fuel prices, bioenergy production attracts more and more attention and investment.

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
 
News Story
30 October 2013
Reporting From the Committee on Food Security (CFS 40)

Matthew Fielding and Madeleine Fogde from SIANI participated in the Swedish Delegation to the Committee on World Food Security CFS 40 in Rome  October 7-11. The CFS is the most important intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder platform to follow up on food security and nutrition policies .

 
Slides
25 April 2013
Sustainable investment for biofuel feedstocks: Oil palm

Presented as part of the seminar: South at the Steering Wheel - Improving sustainability in land investment for bioenergy in sub-Saharan Africa 29th May 2012, 08:00 - 17:30

 
Slides
25 April 2013
Land suitability and availability for biofuel feedstock production in sub-Saharan Africa

Presented as part of the seminar: South at the Steering Wheel - Improving sustainability in land investment for bioenergy in sub-Saharan Africa 29th May 2012, 08:00 - 17:30

Food Security and Energy Access
 
Slides
25 April 2013
Makeni Ethanol and Power Project, Sierra Leone

Presented as part of the seminar: South at the Steering Wheel - Improving sustainability in land investment for bioenergy in sub-Saharan Africa 29th May 2012, 08:00 - 17:30