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Rural transformation
18 June 2020
World Food Prize Winner 2020: Rattan Lal

The World Food Prize is an international award recognising the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the...

4 March 2020
Soil information on different scales for smallholder farmers in Africa

Dr. Kristin Piiki, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

Gender and equality
Landscape management
26 November 2018
Food Security, Agroforestry and Gender equality

Elizabeth Mwiyeria, Vi Agroforestry, presenting at the SIANI Members Meeting - Nairobi 2018

Climate change and resource conflict
31 January 2018
New study challenges promises of low-tillage agriculture

Recent study by researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and Mistra Council for Evidence-Based Environmental Evidence (EviEM) suggests that sequestration effects of low-tillage agriculture can be limited only to the topsoil.

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Linkages between Water, Sanitation and Food and Nutrition Security
23 August 2017
Linking water, sanitation and agricultural sectors for food and nutrition security

Water is crucial to human survival and well-being. The micronutrients in water contribute to nutritional security, water is important for cleaning food as well as for personal hygiene. However,...

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
12 June 2015
Save Our Soils event participants declare strong concensus about bringing soil higher on the political agenda

International experts in soil science, agriculture and microbiology gathered together in the Palladium in Malmö, Sweden, on the 20th of May to discuss the key challenges and developments in soil management today to an audience of policy makers, Skåne region representatives, fellow soil experts and university students.

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
21 January 2015
SIANI Annual Meeting 2015

Every year the SIANI secretariat organizes a meeting to provide an opportunity for members to interact with each other and to reflect on the workplan for the Secretariat.  In addition, the...

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
22 August 2014
Trees, Water & Food Security in the Complex Tropical Landscapes: Trade-off or Synergy?

In the tropics, there are vast areas of degraded land, which can be restored back into higher and sustainable production with tree planting. In this way previously degraded lands could play a key role for improved food security and at the same time offer various other benefits.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
30 August 2013
Feeding the world while holding the carbon in forests and soils: Video

Global farmers face an enormous challenge to satisfy a rapidly growing demand for food, feed, fibres and fuels. At the same time the environmental sustainability of production methods is being...