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Food Systems
Hidden in Grains
News Story
10 September 2021
Policy brief: Unlocking the nutritive value of whole grains to beat hidden hunger in East Africa

New policy brief that describes hydrothermal technology, a traditional technique for processing whole grains that enhance the nutritional value of the food produced, at the same time improving food companies’ market opportunities.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
Moving Africa Towards A Knowledge Based Bio-economy; How Can Sweden Assist?
Blog Post
29 March 2016
Opening Pandora’s box of agrobiotechnology, what’s in it for smallholder farmers in the developing countries?

Bio-technologies have already improved crop and livestock productivity for millions of small-scale farmers around the world.There is, however, a common agreement that agrobiotechnology is not a means in itself, but has to be combined with other disciplines and drivers such as agroecology, functional markets and value chains, to be fully effective.

Gender and equality
Trade and production
14 October 2013
Cattle in the Kalahari: Breeding Gendered Change

Presented at the Agri4D 2013 conference at the session on Transforming Gender Roles in Agriculture: - Ways Forward

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
1 August 2013
Cultivated genetic diversity and farmers’ knowledge – keys to cassava breeding

Presented as part of the SLU Global Food Security Research Symposium in 2013 

Moving Africa Towards A Knowledge Based Bio-economy; How Can Sweden Assist?
25 April 2013
Engineering better biofuels: The prospects of biotechnology in SSA

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