The slippery question of whether to ban the controversial commodity, or work with the producers.
The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) was launched in 2012 with the goal to strengthen international support to forest and farm producer organizations. Now, FFF is ready to scale up.
This report summarizes the work of the SIANI Expert Group on African Biochar. It presents the completed activities during the period of Expert Group funding and gives an outlook of additional...
Presentation by Johannes Ernstberger, MSc student in Agroecology (SLU) at the young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes, Gothenburg June 7-8, 2016.
Melinda Fones Sundell, SIANI's Senior Advisor reflects on "Food Security: Mapping Risks, Building Resilience" conference held in London on the 1-2 December 2014.
Emerging both as a result of the global resource squeeze and recent bio-science achievements, Knowledge Based Bio-economy is increasingly seen as an opportunity for sustainable economic growth...
Presented as part of the workshop: Can Agroforestry Address Food Security Concerns under a Changing Climate?
Presented as part of the Side Event at CFS 41: "Collaboration-Led Waste Reduction: From Producer to Consumer".
Increasing productivity without compromising environmental sustainability is, perhaps, one of the greatest puzzles of agricultural development. Yet recent research reports provide evidence of stagnating crop yields and regionally variable crop yield patterns globally.
A workshop was conducted in a region of Uganda to explore productivity differences between and within households in order to identify their causes and their effects on food security and the...