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Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
7 December 2020
Wild foods as a safety net: Food and nutrition security during the COVID-19 pandemic

Edible wild foods have been an important part of the diet of rural populations around the world, primarily in developing countries. They are also an important safety net and contribute to...

Rural transformation
 
Event
3 December 2020
Breakfast seminar on Covid-19’s effect on global food systems and how to respond

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has had major consequences for the world's food system and food security. At this breakfast seminar organised by SLU Future Food and SLU Global, we will discuss how...

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Event
26 November 2020
Agroecology and the reconstruction of agriculture post-COVID

Miguel A. Altieri, Professor at UC Berkeley, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management will be speaking at this event.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
Blog Post
16 November 2020
What the pandemic taught us about the future of academic exchange

Students from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) inquired into the future of academic work post-COVID-19. What did they find out?

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
News Story
12 October 2020
Special series: COVID-19 effects on agriculture in Eastern Africa

Dive deeper into the topic with our three-part series of articles and video interviews with insights from the ground.

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
News Story
8 October 2020
COVID-19 accelerated digitalization of agriculture, but is this trend here to stay?

The pandemic gave rise to the use of digital tools in agricultural extension services and attracted more young people to the sector. Learn more with our insights from Eastern Africa.

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
News Story
1 October 2020
The effects of COVID-19 on food companies in Eastern Africa

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a tight grip on the African food industry, elevating risks of poverty and hunger. How exactly does it affect food companies?

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
Event
24 September 2020
Food Security & Market Access – Regional Multi-stakeholder Dialogue

The Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) and Oxfam Southern Africa (Oxfam SAF) are co-convening a Regional Webinar focusing on food security and market access...

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
23 September 2020
The effects of COVID-19 on food and agriculture, as experienced by African farmers

The pandemic is disrupting agricultural value chains in Africa and beyond, increasing poverty and food insecurity. How exactly do these effects play out? And how to prevent it from getting worse?

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
News Story
10 September 2020
Farmers are true COVID-19 heroes and we must support the people who produce our food

What we do now to protect our farmers will have long term implications for food security in the years to come.