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Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
4 June 2020
How is COVID-19 impacting your work, life and food security? The results of our network survey.

We asked our members how COVID-19 is affecting their life and work. What information is missing? And what activities could help our members in these turbulent times?

Rural transformation
 
Nyhet
31 March 2020
Migrant workers may be caught between the devil and the deep blue sea during the COVID-19 crisis

The ongoing global pandemic may increase job insecurity and ruin rudimentary social welfare structures, amplifying the vulnerability of migrant workers.

Gender and equality
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
17 February 2020
One bittersweet quest for a child labour free chocolate

More often than not the cocoa beans are grown and harvested by children. The chocolate industry pledged to eradicate child labor already in 2001. What has happened since then?

Rural transformation
 
Evenemang
22 August 2019
Shaping the rural economies of tomorrow: Youth in focus

We are delighted to invite you to the launch of the Rural Development Report 2019.

Rural transformation
 
Fotoessä
13 August 2019
Development trap: How electrification pushes Cambodian fishermen into debt

Cambodia is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. But the fruits of development have not been divided equally.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
Evenemang
12 February 2019
5th ECHO East Africa Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies

The ECHO Symposium will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in alleviating hunger and poverty in East Africa. Three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable...

Gender and equality
 
Evenemang
20 April 2018
Do we challenge social norms?

Sida welcomes you to a participatory seminar unpacking social norms in relation to gender equality, rural development and poverty reduction. The objective of the seminar is two-fold: Start...

Gender and equality
 
Blogg
8 December 2017
Forest and food, a matter of social justice?

When it comes to food security, forests can be a life-saver. Forests provide fruits, leaves, nuts and mushrooms. These foods are crucial for nutrition in rural communities, and can cushion against...

Landscape management
Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry for Food and Nutrition Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Landscape Restoration
 
Nyhet
17 November 2017
Rooting agroforestry in the Mekong Region

In most of Southeast Asia agriculture and forestry are managed separately which has been proven to exacerbate poverty, food insecurity and marginalisation, hitting highlands communities the hardest. Agroforestry is increasingly seen as the bridge between the two domains.

Trade and production
 
Blogg
3 October 2017
Leapfrogging into the green future, is it going to be tech for tat?

Researchers are still arguing about the definition of bioeconomy. However, it is an exciting concept that stimulates innovation and resource efficiency with a market value in mind. All essential for sustainable development. Clearly, the bioeconomy pathway will require transparent knowledge sharing, cross-sector collaboration and a novel view on academic research.