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Rural transformation
 
Evenemang
24 November 2020
Accelerating change in agriculture

Welcome to the launch of the second phase of the AgriFoSe2030 program! The event will highlight exciting projects to improve smallholder farming for better food production and security.

Health and nutrition
 
Evenemang
5 October 2020
Webinar on rural well-being: geography of opportunities by OECD

What’s the issue? Across the OECD, rural regions make up approximately 80 percent of all the territory and are home to approximately 30 percent of the population. These lands, and the people...

Climate change and resource conflict
Rural transformation
 
Nyhet
21 September 2020
Smallholder farmers know how to meet the climate challenges, but lack the means to do it

Farmers need access to credit, land, knowledge, and labour to take on climate-smart sustainable agricultural practices.

Landscape management
Rural transformation
 
Evenemang
9 September 2020
Tropentag 2020: Food and nutrition security and its resilience to global crises

Join the annual interdisciplinary conference on research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management and rural development!

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
3 September 2020
Sweden commits funds to IFAD to help avert COVID-19 food crisis

Two different IFAD facilities have been granted funds by SIDA to enhance rural development despite the effects of COVID-19.

Rural transformation
 
Nyhet
23 June 2020
Deagrarianization: from South Africa to Europe

Many people are leaving farming, but how does it impact livelihoods and development? Our webinar compared deagrarianisation in Europe and South Africa. Catch up!

Rural transformation
 
Video
28 April 2020
Changing land use patterns in communal areas of South Africa: Drivers, consequences and policy implications

Sheona Shackleton, African Climate & Development Initiative, University of Cape Town, aims to synthesise findings from several studies from South Africa to understand the observed shift away from...

Rural transformation
Trade and production
Youth
 
Nyhet
25 February 2020
Engaging young people in agriculture is not just about making farming sexy

Changing the image of rural life is important, but it can only go so far unless rural areas offer rewarding jobs and opportunities for a decent living.

Rural transformation
Youth
 
Video
17 February 2020
By youth, for youth and with youth: True inclusion of rural youth

Hans-Olof Ståhlgren, Coordinator for The Swedish Rural Network, speaks about youth inclusion at SIANI Annual Meeting 2020.

Rural transformation
 
Evenemang
28 January 2020
Innovative technologies for African farmers: Improving smallholder productivity

Smallholder farmers are under increasing pressure to grow more and better-quality food in a sustainable manner. What innovations can help them achieve that?