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

Download the workshop program 

Gender and equality
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
21 April 2016
Women’s cattle ownership in Botswana. Rebranding gender relations?

Are women able to benefit from their cattle ownership? A recent study by SLU researcher Andrea Petitt shows how they can do it. Cattle are often portrayed as a male affair in Botswana. However, venturing out into the Kalahari countryside to scratch the surface of this state of affairs, another picture emerges.

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
News Story
4 April 2016
Assessing water resource use in livestock production: A review of methods

New paper by Stockholm Environment Institute reviews existing methods for assessing livestock water resource use, recognizing that water plays a vital role in global food supply and that livestock production systems consumes a large amount of the available water resources.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
Youth
 
Blog Post
11 March 2016
Can we eat meat and be climate friendly?

What is climate friendly food? That is the question that me and my fellow students asked when we started to work on a project for one of the agronomy course at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. The project was about modifying commonly cooked recipes so they have lower carbon footprint.

Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Video
25 November 2015
Livestock’s place within planetary boundaries

Presented by Christel Cederberg - Department of Energy and Environment. Chalmers University - Gothenburg at Agri4D 2015

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
9 October 2015
Participate in the HLPE consultation on sustainable agricultural development and the role of livestock

In October 2014, the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) requested the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) to conduct a study on Sustainable Agricultural Development for Food Security and Nutrition, including the role of Livestock. The findings of this study will feed into CFS 43 Plenary session (October 2016).

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
31 August 2015
Sweden calls to keep the pressure up to reduce the use of antibiotics in food production

On August 30, 2015  Jose Graziano da Silva, FAO Director General together with Elizabeth Backteman, the Swedish State Secretary for Rural Affairs visited the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU in Uppsala.  The focus of the visit was to exchange knowledge about ways to reduce the use of antibiotics in global livestock and aquaculture production.

 
News Story
13 August 2015
Climate change impacts on livestock – what do we know?

Despite scientific advances around climate impacts, how livestock will be affected is still a relatively uncharted scientific territory.

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
2 July 2015
SLU signs agreement with the CGIAR programme on Livestock and Fish

SLU has signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement with the CGIAR research programme Livestock and Fish.

Trade and production
 
Blog Post
10 April 2015
Waste to Resource: Integrating Manure Management into Dairy in Asia

Manure Knowledge Kiosk (MKK) kicks off its regional activity in 2015, participating in the Dairy Asia meeting, sensitizing policy-makers and key stakeholders in the region whilst building awareness of the benefits of integrated manure management for sustainable livestock.