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