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Trade and production
Food Waste Prevention Strategies for Global Food Chains
5 February 2016
A Multi-stakeholder Approach to Food Waste, Meet Our New Expert Group

According to FAO’s data about one third of all edible food that we produce is lost or wasted. Food waste is a fundamental moral dilemma because in the world with a growing population and 800 million of chronically food insecure people, it is an inexcusable to waste food and resources.

Health and nutrition
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
4 January 2016
Sida invests 60 million SEK in food security

The programme Agriculture for Food Security Post 2015 (AgriFoSe) – translating science into policy and development has been developed by researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Lund University, Gothenburg University and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

Gender and equality
21 October 2015
World Food Day 2015 and 70 years of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

Every year, all the UN Agencies celebrate the World Food Day on October 16, the day on which the FAO was founded in 1945.  It is celebrated to raise public awareness about hunger in the world,...

Trade and production
19 October 2015
Pumpkin Madness Or Global Food Security Conference in a Harvest Setting

Melinda Fones Sundell blog from the 2nd Global Food Security Conference in Cornell.

Climate change and resource conflict
15 September 2015
SIANI & the New Development Agenda

2015 is an important year; soon the representatives from the UN´s member states will meet in New York and take a decision on a new Universal Development Agenda. This agenda is defined by 17 goals and 164 targets. It is very encouraging is that food security, improved nutrition and sustainable agriculture is prioritized.

Trade and production
13 April 2015
From global vision to country action: post-2015 development strategies and food security in Zambia

While the process of defining the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been relatively inclusive and consultative, it has been relatively isolated from national political processes. Few national decision-makers are resourced to follow or act on the fast-emerging agenda, especially in low-income countries.

Health and nutrition
Food systems
16 February 2015
Nutrition in a global perspective: a nutrition SDG, what does it entail?

Presented by Eva-Charlotte Eckström at the SIANI 2015 Annual Meeting.

Trade and production
30 June 2014
Hur går diskussionerna kring tryggad livsmedelsförsörjning i FN:s hållbarhetsmål?

Millenniemålen ska vara uppnådda nästa år. Trots viktiga framsteg på många områden kvarstår stora utmaningar. Vid Rio+20-konferensen beslutades därför att nya mål ska formuleras och ta...

Trade and production
28 June 2014
SIANI at Almedalen 2014: Working with Food Losses and Waste

Recent data on food waste indicate that roughly one third of the food produced for human consumption is wasted. In the face of the growing food security challenge and need for increased efficiency of the food system, food waste has been acknowledge as an issue of high importance on the international agenda.

Trade and production
28 June 2014
Discussion Brief: Food Security in the Sustainable Development Goals: Where is the Process Heading?

Next year is the deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Despite great progress in some areas, major challenges remain.At the Rio+20 conference, world leaders agreed to draft a...