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Trade and production
 
News Story
9 August 2017
SIANI at the World Water Week 2017!

One can't grow much food without water. In fact, agriculture is the largest consumer of water; Using more than 70% of global freshwater supply, it gives a head start to any other sector. Clearly, water is critical for food production,and we need a lot of it to produce food for the growing population, but we tend to forget that it is an infinite resource.

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
7 July 2017
What do forests have to do with food security? A glance at this year’s HLPE Report

Forests are not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about food security. Sure, it’s fun to go mushroom picking, but otherwise what is the big deal about the role of forests in food security?

Landscape management
Rural transformation
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Blog Post
30 January 2017
Putting 2030 Agenda into practice, how the landscape perspective can contribute?

The 2030 Agenda and the landscape approach paint a picture of complexity and raise a lot of challenges, but there are also a lot of benefits in pursuing an integrated way of thinking. 

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
12 September 2016
New research project to examine the empty forest syndrome

A new research project will study how participatory forest monitoring can be a viable option to achieve long-term forest conservation goals by including animal species in the scope of forest conservation schemes.

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
8 September 2016
Multifunctional landscapes for food security, livelihoods and the environment

Together, SIANI and SLU Global host Agri4D, a large biannual national conference. This conference also has an inter-twining biannual smaller meeting for young researchers since 2014. For 2016 it was proposed to carry out the smaller conference with the thematic field of “multifunctional landscapes”.

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Event
17 August 2016
Institutional Development in the Context of Good Governance and the 2030 Agenda

The seminar will present different perspectives on natural resource management, the role of institutions and on good governance in the context of development cooperation. These perspectives will...

Landscape management
 
Event
7 June 2016
Young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes

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Publication
21 December 2015
Governance and Procedures for SIANI (2013-2016)

The Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI) is a member-based network that supports and promotes Swedish expertise in agriculture and development. It provides an open and...

Landscape management
 
News Story
17 June 2015
Fostering sustainability in frontier regions: 6 propositions

Frontier landscapes present some of the greatest challenges to sustainable development, but also great opportunities. These are geographically remote, scarcely populated areas that are being transformed rapidly by agricultural expansion and associated socioeconomic changes.

Landscape management
 
Publication
17 June 2015
Towards sustainability in frontier landscapes: propositions for the way ahead

This policy brief, based on a multi-stakeholder discussion at the 2014 Global Landscapes Forum, distils key insights on how to foster sustainability in frontier landscapes across the developing...