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Landscape management
Rural transformation
 
Evenemang
5 December 2019
World Soil Day 2019 – Soils, Land Use and Climate Change

Get inspired by the talks about soil quality, climate change and land use, climate-smart soil management and the effects of urbanization on our soils.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
Evenemang
23 August 2017
How can climate-smart agriculture and rural development foster resilience?

Climate-smart agriculture with its focus on sustainable resource management and rural development are frequently mentioned among the solutions for creating prosperous societies. However, how...

Landscape management
 
Bilder
2 March 2017
Tikopia: A climate smart, sustainable and multifunctional island

Presentation by Thilde Bech Bruun, University of Copenhagen - at the young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes, Gothenburg June 7-8, 2016.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
3 October 2016
2017 SAN certification standard raises the bar for sustainable agriculture

A new sustainability standard, 2017 SAN was launched by Rainforest Alliance and their partner Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) on 29 September in Stockholm.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
19 September 2016
World Food Day 2016 – food for thought and a call for change

The 16th of October is World Food Day. It is the day to celebrate the establishment of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the day to highlight continuing work for improved food security and nutrition worldwide.

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
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
Agriculture Transformation In Low-Income Countries Under Environmental Change
 
Nyhet
23 March 2015
New-old perspectives on the food security dilemma: Is agroecology the way to go?

According to the analysis based on Planetary Boundaries theory, conventional agriculture is responsible for significant biodiversity loss, rising global CO2 emissions and excessive eutro

Gender and equality
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
7 March 2014
The Whole Package for Africa’s Women Farmers

It’s not enough to sing their praises: let’s work on legal rights, market access, community-based support, and more equitable households say Melinda Fones Sundell and Marion Davis.

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Nyhet
14 November 2013
Reporting from the Agri4D Conference: Water Resources and Sustainable Intensification

Global forecast for 2050 is a continued growing, increasingly urbanized and more affluent population, which, most likely, will demand both more food and more water intensive food. As a result, the pressure on already stressed water resources for food production will increase further.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Blogg
10 November 2013
Climate Smart Agriculture: Lessons from Engaging with Smallholders as Co-researchers by Sara Burbi and Mike Jones

In recent years, farmers have been placed under a growing pressure from markets and government to improve business competitiveness and simultaneously reduce the environmental impacts of farming.