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Health and nutrition
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Nyhet
24 November 2020
Changing minds – changing lives: How do we shift our thinking about food systems?

Benedikt Haerlin, co-editor of the recent IAASTD report, provides insights about the challenges we have to overcome to transform our food systems. 

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
 
Nyhet
30 October 2019
Call for abstracts submissions for the special issue on sustainable livestock

Livestock Systems in Urbanizing Environments: Impacts and Implications for Food Security in Developing Countries, Call for Submissions

Rural transformation
 
Nyhet
17 April 2019
On the road to sustainable food and agriculture – here are 4 shortcuts!

Food and agriculture can catalyse inclusive prosperity for all, but it will require transformative action across different scales. Where to start?

Trade and production
 
Evenemang
18 January 2018
10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture

This year, the conference will be on the subject "Shaping the Future of Livestock – sustainably, responsibly, efficiently”. Representatives from the worlds of politics, business, science and...

Gender and equality
 
Video
9 August 2017
Interview with Wangu Mutua – talking about women and agroforestry

What are the links between women, agroforestry, leadership, land tenure and farmer organizations? After the Focali seminar "Feminism and forest - a love story" in Almedalen 2017, Wangu Mutua,...

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
10 October 2016
High-stakes decisions: Does livestock have a role in sustainable food systems?

Is it OK to keep eating meat? Or even milk, cheese and eggs? It’s almost guaranteed that this topic will come up whenever dinner table conversation turns to sustainability. Livestock production has been implicated in many of our biggest environmental challenges, from climate change to deforestation to the critical state of many coastal ecosystems.

Trade and production
 
Video
20 September 2016
Juan Lubroth – Antimicrobial Resistance: A One Health Challenge for Joint Action

Dr. Juan Lubroth, Chief of Animal Health Service and Chief Veterinary Officer of FAO on their global action plan on antimicrobial resistance. Part of the seminar "Antimicrobial resistance;...

Landscape management
Rural transformation
Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) in Southeast Asia
 
Publikation
1 April 2016
Transforming Thai higher education for sustainable agriculture – Addressing the need for food security

The Government of Thailand is currently taking steps to promote sustainable agriculture as an alternative to conventional high- input, intensive agriculture systems in Thailand. The government...

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
Moving Africa Towards A Knowledge Based Bio-economy; How Can Sweden Assist?
 
Blogg
29 March 2016
Opening Pandora’s box of agrobiotechnology, what’s in it for smallholder farmers in the developing countries?

Bio-technologies have already improved crop and livestock productivity for millions of small-scale farmers around the world.There is, however, a common agreement that agrobiotechnology is not a means in itself, but has to be combined with other disciplines and drivers such as agroecology, functional markets and value chains, to be fully effective.

Trade and production
Commercializing Agricultural Sector in Kenya
 
Nyhet
16 February 2016
What is holding back Kenya’s agricultural development? Our Expert Group is on the way to find out

In the next decade agricultural development in Africa will occur against a backdrop of dynamic changes in global, regional and national economies, driven by rapid globalization, increasing demand for strategic resources, instabilities affecting agro-food and energy systems and, not the least, by the growing population.