UN Women writes that “Investing in women’s economic empowerment sets a direct path towards gender equality, poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth”. But is it really that simple?
Economies in sub-Saharan Africa are hampered by low productivity, high vulnerability to climate change and poor market infrastructure.
This is a summary of a SIANI seminar about the impact of coffee certification on livelihoods and sustainable farming practices
Together, SIANI and SLU Global host Agri4D, a large biannual national conference. This conference also has an inter-twining biannual smaller meeting for young researchers since 2014. For 2016 it was proposed to carry out the smaller conference with the thematic field of “multifunctional landscapes”.
On the 22nd of April, the SIANI expert group on “Food Waste Prevention Strategies for Global Food Chains” arranged a workshop to discuss good examples and possible solutions to reduce food waste on a global scale with a whole value chain perspective in mind.
The event will spotlight experiences of various actors operating along agricultural supply chains. Globalized supply chains have a lot of benefits, but they also harbour social injustice and...
Ecosystem- based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly, EBAFOSA is a new pan-African institution created to upscale Ecosystem-based agricultural policies in Africa.
Presented at the Agri4D 2013 conference at the session on Transforming Gender Roles in Agriculture: - Ways ForwardRead the book "Transforming Gender Relations in Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa"...
Reporting back from Melinda Sundell in The Netherlands!Nutrition, waste and truth in labeling.
This book distills lessons learned about integrating gender equality into agricultural development initiatives in Africa, with case studies of efforts at all levels, from households to national government.