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Gender and equality
Trade and production
Youth
 
Blog Post
22 February 2017
Real-life experiences for understanding women’s economic empowerment

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?

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
Moving Africa Towards A Knowledge Based Bio-economy; How Can Sweden Assist?
 
Publication
24 November 2016
Developing knowledge-based bioeconomies in sub-Saharan Africa: how can Sweden help?

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

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
News Story
14 September 2016
How about a cup of coffee?

This is a summary of a SIANI seminar about the impact of coffee certification on livelihoods and sustainable farming practices

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
8 September 2016
Multifunctional landscapes for food security, livelihoods and the environment

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”.

Trade and production
Food Waste Prevention Strategies for Global Food Chains
 
News Story
10 May 2016
No time to waste! Our Expert Group is on the quest for the weak links in the food chain

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.

Trade and production
 
Event
6 December 2015
How to ensure responsible practices along agricultural supply chains? A multi-stakeholder dialogue

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...

Landscape management
 
News Story
21 September 2015
EBAFOSA aims to upscale ecosystem-based adaptation agriculture in Africa

Ecosystem- based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly, EBAFOSA is a new pan-African institution created to upscale Ecosystem-based agricultural policies in Africa.

Gender and equality
Trade and production
 
Slides
14 October 2013
Transforming Gender Relations in Agriculture: A SIANI Focus Area

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"...

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Blog Post
2 October 2013
Reporting from Global Food Security Conference – Wonders and Wondering about Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture

Reporting back from Melinda Sundell in The Netherlands!Nutrition, waste and truth in labeling.

Gender and equality
Trade and production
 
News Story
26 September 2013
Transforming Gender Relations in Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa – a book by SIANI

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.