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Health and nutrition
 
Blogg
9 February 2022
Testing of sewage has great potential to detect outbreaks of COVID-19

Do you know that every time you flush the toilet, you could contribute data to track COVID-19? This information can tell us how the pandemic is evolving. The idea of using wastewater to monitor...

Rural transformation
 
Evenemang
10 April 2019
Worth knowing: Fight poverty – plant a tree

SLU agronomist Håkan Örberg will share his experiences from Sub-Saharan and the positive effects of agroforestry system in reducing poverty, malnutrition and soil erosion!

Health and nutrition
 
Video
29 November 2018
Improved disease control by community participation: The case of African swine fever in northern Uganda

Karl Ståhl (National Veterinary Institute, Sweden): Presenting his long-term engagement on African swine fever in Norther Uganda

Rural transformation
 
Nyhet
21 March 2018
Vertical urban farming – Experiences from Uganda

In December 2017, Brian Ndyaguma, a young project manager and entrepreneur with several years of experience in business development and acceleration as well as with innovation hub management in...

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Nyhet
7 June 2017
African swine fever slows development in Uganda

Uganda has the fastest growing pig production in sub-Saharan Africa.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Bilder
25 October 2016
Sustainable Use of Animal Genetic Resources – Examples from Uganda & Rwanda

This presentation was held by Donald R. Kugonza at the interntional seminar 'Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change' co-hosted by SIANI and SLU Global in Uppsala on...

Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Nyhet
24 February 2016
SLU students investigate a coffee pest in Uganda

Three students are currently doing a minor field study (MFS) in Uganda, investigating how the coffee black twig borer can be controlled without cutting down trees.

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Bilder
26 February 2015
Livelihood aspects of urban and peri-urban farming: A Ugandan perspective

Presented by Eli Katunguka-Rwakishaya at the workshop "Urban and peri-urban agriculture in low-income countries" organised by SLU Global and SIANI on 12 February 2015. 

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...