The decline of pollinators and the effect it has on our food production and biodiversity is all over the news. But did you know that insects can help us fight diseases, improve nutrition and be climate smarter?
Chalmers University of Technology is looking for a full-time postdoctoral researcher who will be working at the Department of Space, Earth and Environment for two years.
Presentation by Dominic Rowland, CIFOR/SOAS, at the young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes, Gothenburg June 7-8, 2016.
Presented by Anna Woodhouse MSc, PhD - SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, at the young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes, Gothenburg June 7-8, 2016.
“Young scientists need to take part in policy debates and discussions about agricultural research for development!” So claimed a group of young agriculture professionals in 2005. They wanted to create a global network through which young professionals could be given a voice and contribute towards agricultural development.
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.
The world's agricultural system has come under increasing scrutiny as an important driver of global climate change, creating a demand for indicators that estimate the climatic impacts of agricultural commodities.
The Church of Sweden is a well-known and experienced Swedish actor in the area of development cooperation. The organization’s position paper on agricultural development for poverty reduction and...
Achieving sustainable food security in a world with a growing population with changing diets and a changing climate is a major challenge. With about 1 billion people hungry, 2 billion with...
In spite of increasing growth rates in global food production during the past 20 years, hunger and undernutrition continues to plague a large share of the world’s population. The number of...