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Health and nutrition
Landscape management
 
News Story
10 October 2013
Reporting from the Agri4D Conference: Pre/Post-harvest Losses – Including Post-harvest Handling and Storage

Substantial pre- and post-harvest losses occur as a result of inefficiencies of the agricultural value chain. Reducing losses caused by pest destruction, inefficient storage, and crop contamination would directly contribute to greater food security. One of the sessions at the Agri4D Conference was devoted to this particular issue.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Slides
10 October 2013
Aflatoxins as major contributions to harvest loss – what do we know and not know?

Presented at the Agri4D 2013 conference at the session on Pre/Post-harvest Losses – Including Post-harvest Handling and Storage.

Health and nutrition
 
Slides
26 July 2013
Chemoecological Management of Malaria Mosquitoes

This study was presented during the conference “Production and Carbon Dynamics in Sustainable Agricultural and Forest Systems in Africa” held in September, 2010.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
15 July 2013
Reporting from SLU Global Food Security Symposium: Urban and Peri-Urban Animal Husbandry

In 2008 the world’s urban population exceeded the rural population for the first time in the history. This urbanization process is happening together with growing urban poverty and food insecurity and this trend is set to continue. 

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
Urban Animals: Balancing Good and Bad
 
Slides
10 July 2013
Synthesis : Urban and peri-urban animal farming

Today more than half of the planet’s inhabitants live in cities. The world-wide migration of rural people to cities is particular prominent in Africa and Asia. Some are “pushed”...