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Health and nutrition
Trade and production
Hidden in Grains
 
Publication
10 November 2020
Infographic: How to combat hidden hunger with traditional grains

This infographic explains how actors along the value chain of grains can do to ensure the maximum nutritional value of the final product.

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
News Story
10 June 2020
What can we learn from the COVID-19 lockdown in India?

India implemented the world's largest COVID-19 lockdown. As the country is slowly reopening, it's becoming clearer the lockdown has made life harder not only for farmers but for the entire society.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
Hidden in Grains
 
News Story
29 April 2020
Harnessing an old age technique to beat hidden hunger

Our new Expert Group will work to raise awareness and build capacity for hydrothermal processing of whole grains to reduce hidden hunger in Kenya.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
24 April 2020
Food systems should help us respond to the COVID-19 crisis, not crumble under it

Investing in resilient value chains is key for mitigating food insecurity brought by the pandemic. What to consider and where to start?

Gender and equality
 
News Story
12 September 2019
Do multifunctional landscapes really benefit women?

The proponents of multifunctional land use often claim this approach is highly beneficial for women. But is it?

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
News Story
15 May 2019
This roasting company is smartening up coffee value chains

From coaching of young farmers to investing in energy efficient roasters, Löfbergs is climate proofing your morning "cup of joe".

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Blog Post
24 April 2018
Bridge over troubled waters: How can we bury the hatchet between industry and civil society?

There have been very few opportunities for companies and civil society to come together on neutral grounds. New initiative offers a promising approach to develop the interface for this interaction.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
News Story
14 June 2017
What was SIANI Youth up to during this spring?

SIANI Youth was very active in the month of May starting off with a workshop on Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals, co-organised with SLU Global. In the morning inspirational speakers talked about business opportunities and how to overcome challenges for entrepreneurs in agirculture.

Gender and equality
Trade and production
 
Blog Post
22 February 2017
Real-life experiences for understanding women’s economic empowerment

UN Women writes that “Investing in women’s economic empowerment sets a direct path towards gender equality, poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth”. But is it really that simple?

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
Moving Africa Towards A Knowledge Based Bio-economy; How Can Sweden Assist?
 
Publication
24 November 2016
Developing knowledge-based bioeconomies in sub-Saharan Africa: how can Sweden help?

Economies in sub-Saharan Africa are hampered by low productivity, high vulnerability to climate change and poor market infrastructure.