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Rural transformation
 
News Story
22 October 2018
How can business partnerships support achievement of the SDGs?

Sustainable food systems require new kinds of collaborations. What would these partnerships look like? See examples and get inspired with the discussions during our side event at CFS 45.

Landscape management
Rural transformation
 
News Story
3 July 2018
Stronger together: New HLPE report provides hands-on guide to multi-stakeholder partnerships

The #13 HLPE report collects success stories of multi-stakeholder partnerships, providing hands-on strategies and tools for governments and non-state actors to learn from the existing examples.

Rural transformation
 
Blog Post
29 April 2018
Food biodiversity: The bottomless well of innovation

Biodiversity loss narrows down the possibilities we have to discover innovative solutions to a sustainable food system. It reduces our chances to succeed.

Rural transformation
Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) in Southeast Asia
 
Blog Post
8 February 2018
Why Higher Agricultural Education Matters For SDGs in Southeast Asia

While doing my Ph.D. in the 1990s one of my personal concerns was typical of a young Canadian environmentalist exposed almost daily to unsustainable logging of pristine old growth rainforests....

Trade and production
 
Blog Post
13 October 2017
Why good policies and public funding (only) won’t change the world

International deforestation curbing policy infrastructure is well developed. It includes the New York Declaration on Forests, the Bonn Challenge, Initiative 20x20, AFR100 and now also the UN Strategic Plan on Forests 2017-2030, just to mention a few of its components. These are all great, but throwing billions at conservation and afforestation won’t work without making agriculture sustainable and zero-deforestation.

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
Youth
 
News Story
6 September 2017
From visual ethnography in Brazil to education in Southeast Asia: Meet our new Expert Groups

SIANI Expert Groups are broad-based working groups established around our vision and mission. The purpose of these groups is to convene experts on specific issues together to contribute to a holistic understanding of emerging issues in the field of food security and agricultural development.

Climate change and resource conflict
Rural transformation
Youth
 
Blog Post
18 August 2017
Boosting youth engagement in sustainable development, what will it take?

How can young people receive the support and knowledge they need to innovate and lead the sustainable future? How can youth engage in the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? So, what should we focus on to create conditions that would not only bring youth on board, but also help to fully realize their potential for a sustainable future?

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
15 August 2017
Launch: SLU Global Annual Report 2016

Introducing and forming work along the United Nation's global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has left its mark on a lot of our university’s activities in 2016, activities arranged both by SLU Global and by others at SLU.

Trade and production
Youth
 
Event
8 May 2017
Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals

To continue to feed a growing world population, we need to increase global food production. This appears though at odds with a number of seemingly insurmountable environmental and socio-economic...

Landscape management
Youth
 
News Story
31 January 2017
Agronomy students suggest SDGs should be integrated in university curricular

Food production is essential to tackle global issues such as nutrition and food insecurity and to improve livelihoods of the world’s poor people. Education, information exchange and knowledge about the food system and about sustainable development in general, will play a central role in the transition towards global sustainability.