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Rural transformation
 
Blogg
28 June 2014
Bioenergy and Climate-compatible Rural Development

During the recent World Bioenergy Conference (WBC) on 3-5 June in Jönköping, Sweden, a workshop focusing on rural development was held, entitled: “How can Bioenergy benefit Rural Development in Tropical Countries?” The speakers addressed existing projects at both pilot and commercial scale in three different regions of Africa (East, West and Southern) and covered both agricultu

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Food Security and Energy Access
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Nyhet
6 November 2013
Cassava: Food + Fuel – Research Project by SLU and China Agricultural University (CAU)

A growing population needs an increasing amount of food and energy. Due to global climate change and volatile fossil fuel prices, bioenergy production attracts more and more attention and investment.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
1 August 2013
Reporting from The SLU Global Food Security Research Symposium: Enhancing Cassava Industry for Food Security

Cassava or Yuca or Manioc, a perennial woody shrub with an edible root, is the third most important source of calories in the tropics. In the situation of economic and climate uncertainty world’s community is looking for more diversified base for food security, apart from the three staple crops, rice, wheat and maize.

Landscape management
 
Nyhet
5 November 2012
Adaptation and flexible agroforestry systems – SIFI

Silviculture aims at controlling the establishment, growth, composition, health and quality of forests and woodlands to meet the diverse needs of landowners and society on a sustainable basis.

Landscape management
Rural transformation
 
Publikation
12 June 2012
South at the Steering Wheel

Summary, invitation and background note to the seminar: South at the Steering Wheel - Improving sustainability in land investment for bioenergy in sub-Saharan Africa 29th May 2012, 08:00 - 17:30

Trade and production
 
Publikation
25 May 2012
Biofuel: A Guide for the Confused

Preface“Biofuels: A Guide for the Confused” is written primarily for field staff and decision-makers involved in biofuel development. It assumes no previous or specialist knowledge of...