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Landscape management
Rural transformation
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
7 September 2015
Addressing food security & climate change with agroforestry, what are the policy options?

Do agroforestry systems produce more and a greater range of ecosystem services than segregated agriculture and forestry systems? Agroforestry practices and multi-functional landscapes have recently returned to the forefront of discussion in response to challenges of the conventional agriculture systems.

Climate change and resource conflict
Health and nutrition
 
News Story
20 May 2015
Right Livelihood Laureates visit Swedish Parliament and Stockholm Environment Institute to discuss the threat of climate change to global health

Three Right Livelihood Award winning Laureates met with Swedish parliamentarians today in Stockholm at a seminar addressing the risk of climate change to worsening global health. The Laureates emphasized how bottom-up approaches can reduce the spread of infectious diseases by improving community-level social and environmental resilience.

Climate change and resource conflict
Health and nutrition
 
Event
19 May 2015
Global Health, Climate Change and the Environment – a Rights Based Approach

The seminar will provide a platform for three Right Livelihood Award (RLA) Laureates: Frances Moore-Lappé (RLA 1987, USA), Hans Herren (RLA 2013, Switzerland), and Nnimmo Bassey (RLA 2010,...

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Slides
26 February 2015
Livelihood aspects of urban and peri-urban farming: A Ugandan perspective

Presented by Eli Katunguka-Rwakishaya at the workshop "Urban and peri-urban agriculture in low-income countries" organised by SLU Global and SIANI on 12 February 2015. 

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Event
10 June 2014
Workshop on Forest Conservation, Agroforestry and Livelihoods

Providing sufficient food for a growing world population and achieving a more sustainable development is one of today’s global challenges. The increasing demand for new agricultural land and...

 
Slides
14 May 2013
The WASH-Nutrition Link: The Potential of a Professional Blind Spot?

The seminar will examine the widely neglected and underestimated adverse nutritional impact of lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). It makes apparent how governments struggling...

 
Slides
15 April 2013
Mobile Networks as an enabler for scalable development

Presented as part of the seminar: Can mobile phones improve agricultural productivity, resilience and food security?

 
Slides
10 April 2013
ARDD at Rio+20: Vegetable gardens a nexus for agriculture, nutrition and health

Presented as part of ARDD Learning Event 9:From field to fork to field - Nutritious food and nutrient cycling to enhance health, wealth and resilience18 June 2012, 11.30 – 13.00Agriculture and...

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
Publication
1 June 2012
Can mobile phones improve agricultural productivity, resilience and food security?

Can mobile phones improve agricultural productivity, resilience and food security? 29th May 2012, 08.30 - 12.30  Hörsalen, Sida, Valhallavägen 199, Stockholm Moderator: Matthew Fielding, SIANI