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.
Economies in sub-Saharan Africa are hampered by low productivity, high vulnerability to climate change and poor market infrastructure.
One year after the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement were adopted, actors in different sectors are processing how these new agendas affect their operations and...
This presentation was held by Alan AtKisson at the interntional seminar 'Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change' co-hosted by SIANI and SLU Global in Uppsala on the...
2015 is marked in history as a super development year. The Sustainable Development Goals, a set of 17 interconnected goals for global development which were agreed on in September 2015, are part of the super development plan.
Apart from being a major mechanism for climate mitigation, forestry is also an important economic segment in many industrial countries, including Sweden, supporting thousands of jobs.
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.