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Trade and production
Food Security and Energy Access
 
Event
25 August 2015
Experts Consultative Forum on Impacts of Energy Access on Food Security in Sub-saharan Africa

More than two-fifths of the world’s population depends on unsustainably harvested wood energy for cooking and heating, with significant impact on health, food production and nutrition, and local...

Trade and production
 
News Story
9 April 2015
Improving rainwater harvesting – the way forward for African agriculture?

Most of African agriculture is rain fed and access to other water resources is often very limited. Research and practice show that rainfall variability is becoming higher which increases risks of harvest failure. Moreover, in some areas of sub-Saharan Africa rainfall might even become 25% lower than today.

Rural transformation
Moving Africa Towards A Knowledge Based Bio-economy; How Can Sweden Assist?
 
Event
3 December 2014
Moving Africa Towards a Knowledge Based Bio-economy

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...

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
29 August 2013
Dr. Peter Morgan: Productive Sanitation Can Significantly Contribute to Food Security

Can the productive reuse of sanitation products contribute significantly towards increased food security in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)? This is the firm belief of Dr Peter Morgan, the World Water Prize winner in 2013.

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Video
26 July 2013
Interview with organic farming consultant Tobias Bandel

Tobias Bandel of the agricultural consultancy company Soil and More gives a background on how to make a business from teaching organic farming practices in low-income countries. Taking care of all...

Trade and production
 
Slides
26 July 2013
Integrated Management of Soil Fertility – Prerequisite for Increased Agricultural Production

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

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
Slides
26 July 2013
Triple Green-Agricultural Management Interventions for a New Green Revolution

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

Landscape management
 
News Story
3 April 2013
SIANI Guest Blog: Re-greening the Sahel?

Desertification in the Sahel - an untruthful story?

Landscape management
 
Blog Post
3 April 2013
Re-greening the Sahel?

Desertification in the Sahel - an untruthful story?

Landscape management
Rural transformation