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Rural transformation
Trade and production
12 October 2020
Special series: COVID-19 effects on agriculture in Eastern Africa

Dive deeper into the topic with our three-part series of articles and video interviews with insights from the ground.

Trade and production
Agripreneurship Alliance
Impact Story
10 February 2020
Taught young agripreneurs how to develop quality business plans

Read this impact story about our work with business education for young agripreneurs in Eastern Africa.

Landscape management
Rural transformation
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
25 October 2016
SLU discusses collaboration with Eastern Africa

A delegation from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development in Eastern Africa (IGAD) led by the Executive Secretary His Excellency Dr. Mahboub Maalim, visited SLU on October 10, 2016.The purpose of the visit was to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between IGAD and SLU and to discuss possible areas of research collaboration.

Gender and equality
21 October 2014
Women are real-time agricultural innovators and technology transformers

Women all over the world and particularly in Africa are known to be responsible for producing, selecting and utilizing food, family nutrition and food security. Nonetheless, the world has yet to realize that the resources needed for full participation of women in the rural economy is not in the hands of these women who contribute most to it sustainability and development.

Gender and equality
21 October 2014
Empowering rural women is crucial for ending hunger and poverty

This is a blog from days 2 and 3 of the Sharefair on Rural Women's Technologies - Inspiring Agricultural Change: Improve Food Security, Nutrition, and Productive Family Farming in Eastern and Southern Africa”. 15 - 17 October, 2014, Nairobi Kenya.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
Urban Animals: Balancing Good and Bad
10 July 2013
Brucella infections among cattle in urban and peri urban areas in Uganda

Today more than half of the planet’s inhabitants live in cities. The world-wide migration of rural people to cities is particular prominent in Africa and Asia. Some are “pushed” there ...