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Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
18 February 2019
Palm oil—can we enjoy it responsibly?

The slippery question of whether to ban the controversial commodity, or work with the producers.

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
17 August 2018
Forest and Farm Facility entered its second phase. What is the set-up?

The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) was launched in 2012 with the goal to strengthen international support to forest and farm producer organizations. Now, FFF is ready to scale up.

Rural transformation
African biochar
 
Publikation
17 March 2017
Final report: SIANI African Biochar Expert Group

This report summarizes the work of the SIANI Expert Group on African Biochar. It presents the completed activities during the period of Expert Group funding and gives an outlook of additional...

Landscape management
 
Bilder
2 March 2017
Perceived multifunctionality of agroforestry trees in smallholder farming systems of Northern Ethiopia

Presentation by Johannes Ernstberger, MSc student in Agroecology (SLU) at the young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes, Gothenburg June 7-8, 2016.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Blogg
12 December 2014
All’s well that ends well, EVEN for an Economist! Day 2 at the Chatham House Food Security Meeting

Melinda Fones Sundell, SIANI's Senior Advisor reflects on "Food Security: Mapping Risks, Building Resilience" conference held in London on the 1-2 December 2014.

Rural transformation
Moving Africa Towards A Knowledge Based Bio-economy; How Can Sweden Assist?
 
Evenemang
3 December 2014
Moving Africa Towards a Knowledge Based Bio-economy

Emerging both as a result of the global resource squeeze and recent bio-science achievements, Knowledge Based Bio-economy is increasingly seen as an opportunity for sustainable economic growth...

Landscape management
Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Bilder
26 November 2014
Ilex Guayusa: A new driver for sustainable development in agroforestry systems in the Western Amazon

Presented as part of the workshop: Can Agroforestry Address Food Security Concerns under a Changing Climate?

Trade and production
 
Bilder
7 November 2014
Food Losses and the Farmer

Presented as part of the Side Event at CFS 41: "Collaboration-Led Waste Reduction: From Producer to Consumer".

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Nyhet
9 September 2014
How can drones increase food security? Swedish scientists use unmanned aerial systems to measure variations in agricultural productivity

Increasing productivity without compromising environmental sustainability is, perhaps, one of the greatest puzzles of agricultural development. Yet recent research reports provide evidence of stagnating crop yields and regionally variable crop yield patterns globally.

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Publikation
9 September 2014
Variations in productivity – Causes and effects on food security and on sustainability of cropping systems.

A workshop was conducted in a region of Uganda to explore productivity differences between and within households in order to identify their causes and their effects on food security and the...