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Health and nutrition
 
News Story
25 October 2018
Cross-disciplinary approaches: The ‘Must have’ tools to work with complexity

Cross-disciplinary approaches are key to research in the Anthropocene. With all the wicked challenges of today, we need to start thinking outside the box.

Health and nutrition
 
News Story
5 September 2018
The Future of Food at STHLM TECH FEST

The food tech industry currently represents less than 10% of the global GDP but it is expected to grow exponentially in the next few years. What innovations are coming up?

Health and nutrition
 
Video
20 July 2018
Madeleine Fodge – Hur uppnår vi globala målet “Ingen hunger”?

SIANI Project Manager Madeleine Fogde is being interviewed during the Almedalen political week about the need for cooperation to transform the food system to be more sustainable.

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
Blog Post
5 July 2018
Yellow, yellow, let’s rescue our fellow: Reviving banana with indigenous wisdom

Global banana production relies on a single variety - a risky business given worldwide attacks of fungal disease. How can we prevent bananapocalypse?

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
 
Blog Post
24 August 2017
Leveraging agrobiodiversity: A recipe for food forever and happily ever after

Endless repetition gets very boring and even depressing, at least it gets for me. And who doesn’t like to try something new every once in a while? In fact, our brain develops better in a diverse and dynamic environment. Leveraging diversity enables us to accomplish great things together, doing it with excitement and fascination. So why then have we been persistently getting rid of diversity in our food?

Trade and production
 
News Story
26 June 2017
IKnowFood project explores how to secure UK’s food future

How do we keep food on the plates of UK households in the coming decades? This is a central question for IKnowFood, a major collaborative research project launched in June, 2017.

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
Blog Post
9 December 2016
Rural special: A fresh look at food security policy?

Think for a second what is your image of a peasant. Poor, badly educated, non-progressive, do these adjectives come to your mind? But why does this have to be like that?

Health and nutrition
 
News Story
17 March 2016
EAT Foundation is set to bring about sustainable and healthy food systems

Launched on the 17th of March 2016, the EAT Foundation has an ambition to reform the global food system under the vision of “healthy food from a healthy planet”. The initiative is co-funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Stordalen Foundation, who will each invest £3 million in EAT Foundation over the next 3 years.

Trade and production
 
News Story
28 June 2014
SIANI at Almedalen 2014: Working with Food Losses and Waste

Recent data on food waste indicate that roughly one third of the food produced for human consumption is wasted. In the face of the growing food security challenge and need for increased efficiency of the food system, food waste has been acknowledge as an issue of high importance on the international agenda.

Trade and production
 
News Story
27 May 2014
Is Your Lunch Sustainable? A Quest for Answers in a Globalized Food System

We have long known that what we eat affects our health, but we are only beginning to grasp how much our food affects the environment, close to home and around the world.