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Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
Nyhet
3 December 2016
Agroforestry Network – a new climate initiative for Agenda 2030

Agroforestry, a multifunctional and climate-smart method of integrating trees into agricultural landscapes, plays an important role in a number of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and in their implementation Agenda 2030.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
Moving Africa Towards A Knowledge Based Bio-economy; How Can Sweden Assist?
 
Publikation
24 November 2016
Developing knowledge-based bioeconomies in sub-Saharan Africa: how can Sweden help?

Economies in sub-Saharan Africa are hampered by low productivity, high vulnerability to climate change and poor market infrastructure.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
10 November 2016
How can we produce more with less? FAO launches online discussion forum on sustainable intensification of horticulture crops

With this discussion forum, FAO aims to bring together experts of all levels from scientists who study the potential of sustainable crop production, to the practitioners who apply sustainable horticultural practices - to exchange their experiences, new findings and challenges faced.

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Nyhet
8 September 2016
Multifunctional landscapes for food security, livelihoods and the environment

Together, SIANI and SLU Global host Agri4D, a large biannual national conference. This conference also has an inter-twining biannual smaller meeting for young researchers since 2014. For 2016 it was proposed to carry out the smaller conference with the thematic field of “multifunctional landscapes”.

Landscape management
 
Blogg
10 January 2014
Landscape Approach: the New Hype? Reflections from the Global Landscape Forum

“We are two Swedish networks… the research network Focali, focusing on Forest, Climate and Livelihood issues and SIANI, the Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative…”

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
2 December 2013
SIANI Discussion Brief: Sustainability Implications of Closing the Yield Gap

A rising world population requires increased food production. The achievements of Green Revolution have dramatically reduced hunger in certain parts of the World. However, these methods have most reached the limit of further intensification.

Trade and production
 
Publikation
2 December 2013
Discussion Brief Summary: Sustainability Implications of Closing the Yield Gap

Roughly 7.2 billion people now inhabit the Earth, and by 2050, that number could reach 9.6 billion. Adequately feeding them could require increasing food production by two-thirds or more. In part,...

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Publikation
2 December 2013
Discussion Brief: Sustainability Implications of Closing the Yield Gap

Meeting the growing demand for food will require a major increase in agricultural production, akin to the Green Revolution that dramatically reduced hunger in the last half-century. The approaches...

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Nyhet
14 November 2013
Reporting from the Agri4D Conference: Water Resources and Sustainable Intensification

Global forecast for 2050 is a continued growing, increasingly urbanized and more affluent population, which, most likely, will demand both more food and more water intensive food. As a result, the pressure on already stressed water resources for food production will increase further.

Landscape management
 
Bilder
14 November 2013
Agricultural Water Interventions for Sustainable Intensification – Upstream Downstream Trade-offs and Opportunities

This talk presented two sister projects in Ethiopia and India. In both case studies the SWAT model was used to analyze how scenarios of upstream water harvesting and nutrient application...