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Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
Blogg
5 July 2018
Yellow, yellow, let’s rescue our fellow: Reviving banana with indigenous wisdom

Global banana production relies on a single variety - a risky business given worldwide attacks of fungal disease. How can we prevent bananapocalypse?

Rural transformation
 
Blogg
29 April 2018
Food biodiversity: The bottomless well of innovation

Biodiversity loss narrows down the possibilities we have to discover innovative solutions to a sustainable food system. It reduces our chances to succeed.

Trade and production
 
Nyhet
20 April 2018
Kan du föreställa dig en värld utan din favoritmat?

Det är nästan omöjligt att köpa traditionell närproducerad mat i Svenska matbutiker. Med andra ord riskerar Sverige att förlora en viktig del av sin mattradition. Detta är slutsatsen från...

Rural transformation
Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) in Southeast Asia
 
Bilder
16 February 2018
Achieving the Philippines’ Strategic Development Goals (SDGs) through Farmer-Scientist Partnership

Chris Paneiro from MASIPAG, a farmer-led network working towards the sustainable management of biodiversity, presents how the organisation is empowering farmers and improving their livelihoods in...

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
 
Blogg
24 August 2017
Leveraging agrobiodiversity: A recipe for food forever and happily ever after

Endless repetition gets very boring and even depressing, at least it gets for me. And who doesn’t like to try something new every once in a while? In fact, our brain develops better in a diverse and dynamic environment. Leveraging diversity enables us to accomplish great things together, doing it with excitement and fascination. So why then have we been persistently getting rid of diversity in our food?

Landscape management
 
Publikation
10 May 2017
Farming + Forests = Food security: Integrated landscapes offer hope of sustainability in Asian uplands

Forests have, historically, had a very important role in food security in upland areas of South and Southeast Asia – both as sources of wild food and as sites for grazing, planting food trees...

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Nyhet
3 December 2016
The 2030 Agenda and Ecosystems – New report

The 2030 Agenda and Ecosystems - A discussion paper on the links between the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Sustainable Development Goals.New report by Torbjörn Ebenhard from CBM; and Maria Schultz and Tristan D. Tyrrell from SwedBio.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
3 October 2016
2017 SAN certification standard raises the bar for sustainable agriculture

A new sustainability standard, 2017 SAN was launched by Rainforest Alliance and their partner Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) on 29 September in Stockholm.

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Nyhet
30 June 2016
Forest degradation sharply undercuts benefit of Brazil Amazon conservation

A new study finds that in the state of Pará alone, selective logging, road-building, fires and other disturbances have reduced biodiversity as much as clearing 92,000–139,000 km2of pristine forest.

Landscape management
 
Bilder
8 April 2016
Goetz Richter – Integrating biodiversity effects in the whole system’s analysis: optimizing land use for the bio-economy

Goetz M. Richter (Rothamsted Research) on the challenges of using life cycle assessment and other methods for analysing land use practices