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Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
News Story
31 January 2018
Peter Holmgren kopplar ihop skog och utvecklingsfrågor

Skog, landskap och levebröd är en livsviktig mix för människans framtid, menar Peter Holmgren, som har varit generaldirektör för CIFOR i fem år. CIFOR är ett mellanstatligt skogsinstitut...

Landscape management
 
News Story
21 December 2017
Eight SLU projects receive grants for development research

Of the approximately 154 million SEK allocated by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) to development research during the period 2017-2021, more than 27 million were rewarded to SLU....

Landscape management
 
News Story
29 November 2017
Nigeria has pledged to restore 4 million hectares of degraded land by 2030

Johannesburg, November 29, 2017 –  Nigeria has pledged to restore 4 million hectares of degraded land by 2030 as part of the AFR100 Initiative and Bonn Challenge, signalling the continuing...

Gender and equality
 
Blog Post
10 October 2017
The gender agenda, a vortex of misunderstandings?

Is it really about gender? Or is it about accepting and understanding another human being?

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Event
28 September 2017
Annual FLARE Meeting 2017 in Stockholm

Previous meetings (Paris 2015, Edinburgh 2016) emerged as a unique space for presentations and discussions around forests and livelihoods, and for generating new relationships among those in our...

Climate change and resource conflict
Rural transformation
 
News Story
22 September 2017
President of IFAD visits Sweden to discuss investing in smallholders and climate-smart agriculture

IFAD, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, is targeting half a billion smallholders in the Africa, Latin-America, Central Europe and Asia with its programmes and funding.  

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Linkages between Water, Sanitation and Food and Nutrition Security
 
Publication
23 August 2017
Linking water, sanitation and agricultural sectors for food and nutrition security

Water is crucial to human survival and well-being. The micronutrients in water contribute to nutritional security, water is important for cleaning food as well as for personal hygiene. However,...

Climate change and resource conflict
Rural transformation
Youth
 
Event
4 July 2017
Ung kraft för Agenda 2030 – Vi är på Almedalsveckan juli 2017!

70 % av jordens befolkning beräknas bo i städer år 2050. Agenda2030 har utvecklats som ett svar på de globala problem och orättvisor som påverkar jordens befolkning och miljön negativt.

Climate change and resource conflict
Youth
 
News Story
14 June 2017
What was SIANI Youth up to during this spring?

SIANI Youth was very active in the month of May starting off with a workshop on Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals, co-organised with SLU Global. In the morning inspirational speakers talked about business opportunities and how to overcome challenges for entrepreneurs in agirculture.

Gender and equality
Landscape management
 
News Story
13 June 2017
Rights and Resources Initiative gathers allies in October of 2017 in Stockholm

SIANI is collaborating with the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) as a local partner –  together with Sida, Stockholm Environment Institute, International Foundtion for Science and media partner Devex – on the October 2017 conference