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Trade and production
News Story
24 November 2016
Boosting African economies with knowledge & bio-innovation

Economies in sub-Saharan Africa are hampered by low productivity, high vulnerability to climate change and poor market infrastructure.

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
23 November 2016
Putting Agenda 2030 into practice – how the landscape perspective can contribute

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...

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
25 October 2016
The UN Sustainable Development Goals – A guided tour in the context of food, agriculture, and livestock

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...

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
News Story
2 May 2016
Assessing rural hunger reduction progress just a mouse click away: Q&A with Alexandra Silfvestolpe Tolstoy

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.

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
Blog Post
18 March 2016
Growing money on trees in Africa, a conversation with Björn Lundgren

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.

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.