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Food Systems
Food systems
News Story
6 May 2021
How does the UN Food Systems Summit work? An overview

Preparations of the UN Food Systems Summit 2021 are in full swing. But how is this global policy process structured and how can you participate?

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
News Story
7 December 2020
Wild foods as a safety net: Food and nutrition security during the COVID-19 pandemic

Edible wild foods have been an important part of the diet of rural populations around the world, primarily in developing countries. They are also an important safety net and contribute to...

Landscape management
Rural transformation
9 September 2020
Tropentag 2020: Food and nutrition security and its resilience to global crises

Join the annual interdisciplinary conference on research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management and rural development!

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihoods
News Story
11 May 2020
Making forest wonders work for nutrition, biodiversity and livelihoods

Our new Expert Group consolidates the knowledge about wild foods in Asia and links it with relevant policy arenas on food security, poverty reduction and sustainable forest management.

Landscape management
1 March 2017
Can a protein production index optimize land use?

Presented by Anna Woodhouse MSc, PhD - SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, at the young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes, Gothenburg June 7-8, 2016.  

Rural transformation
30 January 2017
SIANI 3 and the 2030 Agenda: Plans for 2017- Matthew Fielding, SIANI

Presented by Matthew Fielding, Communications Manager - SIANI on the 19th January 2017 at the SIANI Annual Meeting 2017.

Trade and production
7 April 2016
Katja Freiwald – Improved nutrition for tea farming families

Katja Freiwald (Unilever Global Partnerships Director) on improved food and nutrition security for tea farming families

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
Blog Post
18 March 2016
Growing money on trees in Africa, a conversation with Björn Lundgren

Apart from being a major mechanism for climate mitigation, forestry is also an important economic segment in many industrial countries, including Sweden, supporting thousands of jobs.

News Story
28 July 2015
Agriculture bears major brunt of disaster impacts

Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector. Building resilience of livelihoods to threats and crises must therefore be the top priority, FAO demands. Twenty-two per cent of all damages inflicted by natural hazards such as drought, floods storms or tsunamis are registered within the agriculture sector.