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Climate change and resource conflict
 
News Story
23 September 2018
Fighting climate change, one meal at a time

The climate change narrative is overwhelming. It's only natural to want hide from this crisis. How to confront this challenge and contribute to solutions? Look no further than your plate!

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
News Story
27 August 2018
International Training Programme: Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources – in Support of Innovation

The International Training Programme is directed to individuals that are policy-makers with a mandate to implement changes relevant for intellectual property and innovation in relation to genetic...

Gender and equality
Trade and production
Benefits of collaborative purchasing of local produce for women smallholder farmers in Kenya
 
News Story
11 April 2018
Better together: hopping over the middle man with collaborative purchasing

Many female smallholder farmers in Kenya have a hard time accessing markets. This happens because female farmers often lack information about market demand, have limited resources to run their own...

Rural transformation
Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) in Southeast Asia
 
Slides
16 February 2018
Asia-Pacific Islands Rural Advisory Services Network (APIRAS) Overview

Virginia Cardenas from APIRAS presents activities, projects and the objectives of the organisation. Cardenas provides information related to supporting smallholder farms in Asia and the Pacific...

Rural transformation
Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) in Southeast Asia
 
Slides
16 February 2018
FAO: Bridging Science to Communities

Overview of FAO's Regional Rice Initiative (RRI). The project was impemented in 20 Farmer Field Schools (FFS) and aimed to increase rice productivity, increase cost efficiency and increasing...

Rural transformation
 
Event
19 December 2017
Land use change through behaviour change

This event is part of GLF Bonn 2017. As the environmental agenda moves forward and gathers momentum, its success continues to rely on a change in mindset, as well as a change in policy.  This...

Landscape management
 
Event
16 November 2017
Third National Agroforestry Conference, 2017

Both the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the European Commission are promoting agroforestry as an important farming system for global food security as well as to adapt...

Trade and production
 
Blog Post
21 April 2017
Can mussels be a secret answer to sustainable aquaculture?

Coming into the project we believed, as many people do, that increased fish farming although not free of ecological impacts, relieved pressure from ocean fisheries. However, we soon came to learn that some aquaculture systems put even more pressure on wild fish stocks. This is greatly due to the high demand on carnivorous species such as tuna and salmon, that require large inputs of wild fish for feed.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
News Story
12 September 2016
How African agriculture might look like in the future and why insects matter – a conversation with Dr. Segenet Kelemu

Dr. Segenet Kelemu, Director General of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) was one of the keynote speakers in the "Zero Hunger in a Changing Climate" Sida Development Talk, co-organised by SIANI and SEI.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
25 August 2016
How cramming our food with pharma can send our healthcare back to the Dark Age

Looking at antimicrobial resistance from the view of international policy with Cecilia Nordin Van Gansberghe