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Health and nutrition
Trade and production
Food systems
 
News Story
4 March 2021
Goat keeping can boost food security and livelihood resilience in Zambia, but value chain investments are needed

Zambian goat keepers need a formalized market structure and support with animal health. Only then the much-needed poverty reduction and livelihood resilience can be achieved.

Climate change and resource conflict
Rural transformation
 
Event
21 October 2020
Eastern Africa Bioeconomy Conference

Submit your paper about any bioeconomy-related issue for the virtual Eastern Africa Bioeconomy Conference.

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
News Story
1 October 2020
The effects of COVID-19 on food companies in Eastern Africa

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a tight grip on the African food industry, elevating risks of poverty and hunger. How exactly does it affect food companies?

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
23 September 2020
The effects of COVID-19 on food and agriculture, as experienced by African farmers

The pandemic is disrupting agricultural value chains in Africa and beyond, increasing poverty and food insecurity. How exactly do these effects play out? And how to prevent it from getting worse?

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

Dr. Ivar Virgin, Stockholm Environment Institute

Climate change and resource conflict
 
Event
12 February 2019
5th ECHO East Africa Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies

The ECHO Symposium will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in alleviating hunger and poverty in East Africa. Three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable...

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
 
News Story
16 April 2018
Launching of Swedish project on healthy livestock and safe food in East Africa

Achieving improved animal health requires knowledge about the distribution of infectious animal diseases. Control of animal food products and antibiotic use and resistance are other key factors to...

 
Slides
22 May 2017
SWEACC – East African Chamber of Commerce

Presented by Per Olof Seman - SWEACC, at the workshop "Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals", 8th of May 2017.

Climate change and resource conflict
Rural transformation
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Blog Post
27 February 2017
In the search for food security, how can African scientists make themselves heard?

A workshop in Nairobi at the end of January 2017 brought together agricultural scientists from around sub-Saharan Africa, along with policy-makers, representatives of agri-businesses, grassroots organizations and policy studies networks.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
15 July 2013
Reporting from SLU Global Food Security Symposium: Urban and Peri-Urban Animal Husbandry

In 2008 the world’s urban population exceeded the rural population for the first time in the history. This urbanization process is happening together with growing urban poverty and food insecurity and this trend is set to continue.