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Rural transformation
 
Nyhet
29 June 2018
SLU Global launches Annual Report 2017

SLU Global supports and develops SLU’s engagement to improve poor people’s situation in low-income countries, based on the UN sustainable development goals. We are doing this through sharing...

Trade and production
 
Blogg
8 May 2018
It’s all-inclusive: How a large-scale business uses agroforestry to rebuild post-war Laos

Large-scale agroforestry project in Laos combines private and public interests, integrating food security and commercial wood production.

Landscape management
Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry for Food and Nutrition Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Landscape Restoration
 
Nyhet
9 February 2018
ASEAN is rising to the climate-change challenge facing agriculture and forestry

At a meeting in Lombok, Indonesia, representatives of ASEAN working groups agreed to strengthen their collaboration to reduce risks and maximize security in the food, agriculture and forestry...

Landscape management
Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry for Food and Nutrition Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Landscape Restoration
 
Nyhet
5 February 2018
Mekong Group grows support for agroforestry in ASEAN

The Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry has members from government and civil society committed to support the development of agroforestry in ASEAN member states. The Mekong Expert Group on...

Health and nutrition
 
Nyhet
2 February 2018
4 ways nutrition can foster sustainable development

At this year’s Annual Meeting we have followed the nutrition trail to see how better nutrition can unlock sustainability pathways. This post shares the highlights brought by the speakers at our event.

Landscape management
 
Nyhet
30 November 2017
Updates from the Third National Agroforestry Conference in Alnarp 2017

What’s unique about going to the south of Sweden in the early winter to an agroforestry conference with 200 participants? Is it the poster session or the conference dinner with an agroforestry...

Landscape management
Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry for Food and Nutrition Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Landscape Restoration
 
Nyhet
17 November 2017
Rooting agroforestry in the Mekong Region

In most of Southeast Asia agriculture and forestry are managed separately which has been proven to exacerbate poverty, food insecurity and marginalisation, hitting highlands communities the hardest. Agroforestry is increasingly seen as the bridge between the two domains.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
Blogg
17 November 2017
Trees of refuge giving back lost chances

Refugee settlements are meant to provide a short-term shelter for people escaping terror at home, but the average stay in a refugee camp is now well over ten years. Nobody plans for this. Refugee camps are created sporadically and as temporary measures. In many cases the camps are far from infrastructure, often in resource scarce locations, susceptible to natural disasters.

Landscape management
 
Evenemang
16 November 2017
Third National Agroforestry Conference, 2017

Both the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the European Commission are promoting agroforestry as an important farming system for global food security as well as to adapt...

Trade and production
 
Evenemang
11 October 2017
Forests, trees and agroforestry for food security and nutrition and the SDGs: Research and partners, towards a joint action agenda

This seminar is part of the CFS 44 conference. Forests and trees are key to achieve food and nutrition security objectives, to meet the objectives of the Paris Agreement and to achieve the...