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Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
Youth
 
News Story
6 September 2017
From visual ethnography in Brazil to education in Southeast Asia: Meet our new Expert Groups

SIANI Expert Groups are broad-based working groups established around our vision and mission. The purpose of these groups is to convene experts on specific issues together to contribute to a holistic understanding of emerging issues in the field of food security and agricultural development.

Landscape management
 
Event
27 August 2017
Irrigating Forests with Wastewater – natural and effective water treatment?

Forests have a pivotal role for sustainable water supply in many ways. In drier climates, wastewater treatment can benefit from forests and forest can benefit from the use of treated wastewater....

Rural transformation
 
Slides
22 May 2017
A Youth Focused approach to food security – Agripreneurship Alliance

Presented by Steven Carr, independent consultant, at the workshop "Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals", 8th of May 2017.

Trade and production
 
Slides
22 May 2017
What is the IITA Youth Agripreneur initiative and what possible global interfaces are there?

Presented by Ylva Hillbur, Pro Vice-Chancellor, International relations - SLU, at the workshop "Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals", 8th of May 2017.

Trade and production
Youth
 
Event
8 May 2017
Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals

To continue to feed a growing world population, we need to increase global food production. This appears though at odds with a number of seemingly insurmountable environmental and socio-economic...

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
12 April 2017
High milk yields in a harsh climate: Is it all about the genes?

Droughts, heat, erratic rainfall and floods can leave cows, sheep and goats with little to graze on. Changing climate will affect production of feed for livestock too. Harsh and extreme weather conditions can also reduce reproductive ability and undermine health of animals.

Climate change and resource conflict
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Publication
5 April 2017
Use of Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change

Livestock are essential for food and nutrition security in sub-Saharan Africa. They serve multiple purposes and are economically important, contributing 20–40% of agricultural gross domestic...

Landscape management
 
Slides
2 March 2017
Perceived multifunctionality of agroforestry trees in smallholder farming systems of Northern Ethiopia

Presentation by Johannes Ernstberger, MSc student in Agroecology (SLU) at the young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes, Gothenburg June 7-8, 2016.

Landscape management
 
Slides
2 March 2017
Success factors and Challenges to enhancing rural community resilience to drought

Presentation by Lazare Nzeyimana, PhD Candidate Linköping University/SWECO. Held at the young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes, Gothenburg June 7-8, 2016.

Landscape management
 
Slides
1 March 2017
Mapping tenure security across urban slums and informal settlements in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Presentation by Elizabeth Dessie, PhD student - Unit for Human Geography, University of Gothenburg. Held at the young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes, Gothenburg June 7-8, 2016.