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Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
News Story
10 September 2020
Farmers are true COVID-19 heroes and we must support the people who produce our food

What we do now to protect our farmers will have long term implications for food security in the years to come.

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
Video
10 September 2020
Webinar recording: Recovery, reactivation and resilience – sustainable food security in a post-COVID world

Watch the recording of our webinar about sustainable and food secure COVID-19 recovery.

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
 
News Story
13 June 2019
Chefs spill the beans, but where are the farmers? Reflections from the EAT Forum 2019 in Stockholm

Follow the latest updates and key discussions on the intersection of food, health, and nature.

Rural transformation
 
Blog Post
29 April 2018
Food biodiversity: The bottomless well of innovation

Biodiversity loss narrows down the possibilities we have to discover innovative solutions to a sustainable food system. It reduces our chances to succeed.

Trade and production
 
Blog Post
15 January 2018
Supply chain transparency: A green light to sustainable consumption?

Do you know where the palm oil on your breakfast peanut butter sandwich comes from? Can you tell if it comes from a former pristine rainforest? What if I tell you that it soon may be possible to...

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
8 June 2017
How to increase maize yield in rainfed agriculture?

Maize yields in sub-Saharan Africa have been at the lower end of the global range for decades. A new thesis by Emilio Magaia, PhD candidate at the Department of Soil and Environment at SLU presents a way to improve water use efficiency in semi-arid regions through better soil and water management.

Health and nutrition
 
Slides
7 April 2016
Herbert Smorenburg – Gain cash crop value chain nutrition program

Measuring the impact: A case study on the impact of improved nutrition in the value chain

Trade and production
 
Slides
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
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.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
Video
10 February 2016
Marie Ottosson – Introduction to SIDA Development Talks: Zero Hunger in a Changing Climate

An introduction by the Assistant Director General at Sida about the challenges of reaching SDG2 - Zero Hunger.