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Landscape management
 
News Story
28 February 2018
Can more trees improve groundwater levels?

Researchers from the Focali network have challenged the dominant paradigm in forest hydrology – that more trees equal less water – and their groundbreaking research has now lead to more...

Trade and production
 
News Story
1 February 2018
Don’t forget the African agriculture!

African leaders and their governments must whole-heartedly take on the issue of agricultural development in order to become the force of change which is now needed in order to create a modern African society. This can, however, only be done gradually but still with the final goal in sight.

Rural transformation
Youth
 
Blog Post
16 January 2018
Men det afrikanska jordbruket då?

Varför gör Afrikas och Europas ledare idag samma misstag som i samband med de afrikanska ländernas självständighet? Om befolkningen ska få mat i framtiden måste jordbruket utvecklas,...

Rural transformation
Agripreneurship Alliance
Youth
 
News Story
16 November 2017
Advancing agribusiness in Sub-Saharan Africa through cloud based e-learning

Our Expert Group will develop and pilot a cloud-based, blended learning educational course that will support young agripreneurs across Africa in development of their business ideas.

Trade and production
 
Blog Post
12 October 2017
Smoking hot: changing the way we cook

The demand for wood fuel in the developing regions will continue to rise, at least during the upcoming two decades. Wood fuel is here to stay, and it might be that, just like with any bad boy, we will need to figure out the right way of dealing with its trouble making.

Trade and production
 
Blog Post
3 October 2017
Leapfrogging into the green future, is it going to be tech for tat?

Researchers are still arguing about the definition of bioeconomy. However, it is an exciting concept that stimulates innovation and resource efficiency with a market value in mind. All essential for sustainable development. Clearly, the bioeconomy pathway will require transparent knowledge sharing, cross-sector collaboration and a novel view on academic research.

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.