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Climate change and resource conflict
Rural transformation
 
News Story
20 July 2020
Strengthening the capacity of youth for climate resilience and local economic development in West Africa

A look back at the #YourFutureYourClimate, a 3-year initiative, aimed to empower young people to deal with climate-related water and food challenges.

Rural transformation
 
News Story
14 July 2020
When zoom is a verb: Sharing experience from our digital workshop for young researchers

The good, the bad, and the ugly of international online event making and research collaboration. Tricky working hours and a lot of seating, but further outreach and no visa fees.

Climate change and resource conflict
Health and nutrition
 
Event
3 June 2020
Online workshop for young researchers

Are you a young researcher? Does your work focus on food systems in low-income contexts? Then do not miss out on this great opportunity to sharpen and enrich your research and network with peers.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
12 April 2017
High milk yields in a harsh climate: Is it all about the genes?

Droughts, heat, erratic rainfall and floods can leave cows, sheep and goats with little to graze on. Changing climate will affect production of feed for livestock too. Harsh and extreme weather conditions can also reduce reproductive ability and undermine health of animals.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
News Story
22 March 2017
FAO offers an online course for building national greenhouse gas inventories

Agriculture is one of the main emitters of greenhouse gases globally. However, as sources differ from country to country, calculating emissions on a national level can be tricky. At the same time knowing the sources and the amount of the exhaust of the green house gases is a crucial step for formulating sound climate mitigation and adaptation policies.

Health and nutrition
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Publication
20 December 2016
Swedish Capacity Development on Food Security: What has worked, and how could it improve?

About this reportThis report is based on presentations and discussions at the workshop “The Impact of Capacity Development on Food Security”, held in Stockholm, on 3 March 2016. It was...

Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
7 March 2016
Report from the SIANI – SLU Global Capacity Development Workshop

A joint SIANI-SLU Global workshop took place on March 3, 2016 at SEI, Stockholm. The workshop aimed at discussing the impact of the Swedish involvement in capacity building as well as lessons learned. The workshop had the participation of international researchers, PhD and master students, members of the Swedish government, universities, consulting agencies and the SIANI network.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
News Story
2 February 2016
AgriFoSe – Building Capacity for a Food Secure World

The new programme AgriFoSe, Agriculture for Food Security 2030, a 60 million swedish krona investment by Sida, was launched last week at the SLU Campus near Uppsala. AgriFoSe is developed by a consortium of scientists from SLU, Lund University, Gothenburg University and Stockholm Environment Institute, SEI and is hosted by SLU Global.

Gender and equality
Trade and production
 
Landscape management
Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) in Southeast Asia
 
News Story
27 February 2015
Our Expert Group is all set to examine Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture in the ASEAN region

This Expert Group aims to initiate collaborative cross-disciplinary research to assess the state of HESA in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region and provide recommendation for its higher capacity and better quality.