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Landscape management
 
Event
9 July 2020
Webinar series on Farmer-Led Irrigation Development

Join this 2-part webinar series and access an interactive platform on farmer-led irrigation development.

Landscape management
 
Event
3 June 2020
Finding robust solutions for water and food security in the face of COVID-19

Join this webinar on 3 June at 09:00 PDT to hear perspectives on how to plan and manage water to increase resilience and reduce vulnerabilities for both humans and ecosystems.

Landscape management
 
Event
27 August 2019
The Forest-Water Nexus: bringing people and landscapes together

Learn how we can guide people to understand the complex Forest-Water relationships and take them into consideration in forest and landscape management

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.

Climate change and resource conflict
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
7 March 2017
Trees are giant air conditioners with no power bills

Anyone who has walked outside on a sunny day knows that forests and trees matter for temperature, humidity and wind speed. Planting trees speaks to concerns about climate change -- but the directly important aspects of the tree-climate relationships have so far been overlooked in climate policy where it relates to forest. That, at least, is the conclusion of a new review.

Trade and production
 
Video
20 September 2016
Stanley Liphadzi – Governance of Livestock Water resources and AMR

Dr. Stanley Liphadzi from the Water Research Commission, South Africa, provides examples of antibiotic leakages from livestock production into water systems. Part of the seminar "Antimicrobial...

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
Linkages between Water, Sanitation and Food and Nutrition Security
 
News Story
22 August 2016
Connecting the dots, follow the updates from our Expert Group on linkages between water, sanitation & food security

There is a close link between the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation and the human right to food. Safe drinking water and sanitation are crucial for human health and nutritional up-take, while water and plant nutrients (often in the form of fertilizers) are indispensable for producing food.

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
News Story
4 April 2016
Assessing water resource use in livestock production: A review of methods

New paper by Stockholm Environment Institute reviews existing methods for assessing livestock water resource use, recognizing that water plays a vital role in global food supply and that livestock production systems consumes a large amount of the available water resources.

Gender and equality
Health and nutrition
 
News Story
1 May 2015
Water for food security and nutrition – HLPE preliminary findings denote water governance failures

Global Committee on Food Security (CFS) requested the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) to analyze the latest evidence-based information on the use of water for food and nutrition and synthesize it into actionable recommendations for public and private sectors as well as for civil society.

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Event
3 November 2014
The Link Between Trees, Water & Food Security a Trade-off or Synergy for Livelihoods in Complex Tropical Landscapes?

The first day will be devoted to sharing knowledge between scientists and practitioners from the policy and management community. This feedback will then be taken further during the second day by...