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Gender and equality
 
Evenemang
14 November 2018
SIANI Members Meeting – Nairobi 2018

SIANI secretariat organizes yearly network meetings to provide an opportunity for members to interact with each other and to reflect on the work-plan of the year ahead. This year we will look at...

Trade and production
Benefits of collaborative purchasing of local produce for women smallholder farmers in Kenya
 
Nyhet
13 September 2018
Market for female farmers: Can a phone app deliver?

Mobile technologies are framed as the future of agricultural development and the solution to many of the current challenges, like access to market and fairer prices. But are they as good as they seem?

Landscape management
Rural transformation
 
Nyhet
24 August 2018
Rethinking development: One perspective never tells the full story

Don’t you think it’s rather brazen to assume that a pastoralist or someone from a forest community knows less about their land and environment than a scientist or a policy official?

Gender and equality
Trade and production
Benefits of collaborative purchasing of local produce for women smallholder farmers in Kenya
 
Nyhet
11 April 2018
Better together: hopping over the middle man with collaborative purchasing

Many female smallholder farmers in Kenya have a hard time accessing markets. This happens because female farmers often lack information about market demand, have limited resources to run their own...

Rural transformation
Land, Livestock and Livelihoods; the Triple L research initiative
 
Nyhet
5 March 2018
Update from the Triple-L Expert Group Workshop in Kenya

The research initiative Land, Livestock and Livelihoods in Drylands (Triple L) recently had a workshop in Kitale, Kenya. Different actors presented work and research relevant to the expert...

Health and nutrition
 
Video
30 January 2018
Linking Water, Sanitation and Agricultural Sectors for enhanced Nutrition

Presentation held by Helfrid Schulte-Herbrüggen, Ecoloop, at the SIANI Annual Meeting 2018

Rural transformation
 
Blogg
15 January 2018
Know your numbers: Kenyan agricultural transformation needs stronger data systems

In Kenya, nearly 70% of people reside in rural areas, and almost 80% of the rural population rely on agriculture for a living or sustenance. Like much of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), Kenya faces two...

Gender and equality
Benefits of collaborative purchasing of local produce for women smallholder farmers in Kenya
 
Nyhet
17 November 2017
Shared economy – a low-cost solution to an expensive problem?

Female smallholder farmers have low access to markets due to time constraints, lack of market information and transportation disadvantage. These factors reduce their competitiveness and make them dependent on middlemen.

Climate change and resource conflict
Rural transformation
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Blogg
27 February 2017
In the search for food security, how can African scientists make themselves heard?

A workshop in Nairobi at the end of January 2017 brought together agricultural scientists from around sub-Saharan Africa, along with policy-makers, representatives of agri-businesses, grassroots organizations and policy studies networks.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Bilder
25 October 2016
Breeding Programme and Infrastructure – The Case of Red Maasai Sheep in Kenya

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