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Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Event
4 September 2018
Online Free Course: Sustainable Food Security and Food Access

Have you ever considered that you’re not the only one who decides what food ends up on your plate? On the occasion of World Food Day 2018, which will mark the 73rd anniversary of FAO's founding...

Rural transformation
 
News Story
29 June 2018
SLU Global launches Annual Report 2017

SLU Global supports and develops SLU’s engagement to improve poor people’s situation in low-income countries, based on the UN sustainable development goals. We are doing this through sharing...

Gender and equality
Rural transformation
Youth
 
News Story
28 June 2018
Young researchers put rural transformation under the spotlight

During the 7-8th of June 2018, young researchers met at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala to discuss challenges related to rural development. A special focus was...

Climate change and resource conflict
Youth
 
News Story
11 June 2018
Know your milk – Try your hand in our quiz!

How much do you know about the environmental impact of milk products?

Landscape management
 
Event
5 June 2018
How does carbon offsetting impact landscapes?

There are many initiatives and instruments for carbon offsetting and climate change mitigation, but how are they developing? What is their implementation status? And how effective are they for...

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
Event
19 December 2017
Rainfall recycling as a landscape function: Connecting SDGs 6, 13 and 15

This event is part of GLF Bonn 2017. Climate change is a reality and, for those most affected by it, it is often experienced as a change in the most basic commodity: water. Drawing on the...

Climate change and resource conflict
 
News Story
18 December 2017
Planetary Health: Seeking meaning for an emerging concept

Man-made systemic changes to Earth’s life-supporting systems are now directly and indirectly affecting our health and well-being, climate change being the clearest example. These negative trends are also accelerated by social and economic drivers, such as poverty, inequality and conflict. Clearly, we need coordinated action to reduce the risks global environmental change imposes on global health and well-being.

Landscape management
 
Event
16 November 2017
Third National Agroforestry Conference, 2017

Both the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the European Commission are promoting agroforestry as an important farming system for global food security as well as to adapt...

Climate change and resource conflict
Health and nutrition
 
Event
1 November 2017
Planetary Health and Practice: Understanding the Health Impacts of Environmental Change on Water, Food and Air

Public health practitioners have long been aware of the close connections between health, ecosystems and society. In the past several decades the acceleration human-driven changes such as...

Gender and equality
 
Blog Post
10 October 2017
The gender agenda, a vortex of misunderstandings?

Is it really about gender? Or is it about accepting and understanding another human being?