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Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Nyhet
7 August 2014
A one-day seminar with international land rights experts in Gothenburg

On the 10th of September 2014 there will be a seminar at the University of Gothenburg: "Securing Forest and Community Land Rights - Challenges, Trends and Ways Forward" with the aim to contribute to knowledge sharing and discuss ways forward and concrete roles that different actors can play to advance forests and community land rights.

Gender and equality
Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Bilder
8 May 2014
”Responsible agricultural investments – how to make principles and guidelines effective” by Kjell Havnevik

Presented at the Seminar on Responsible Agricultural Investments in Developing Countries: How to Make Principles and Guidelines Effective? Organized by Swedish FAO Committee & SIANI.

Gender and equality
Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Bilder
8 May 2014
African Bioenergy and Biofuels Business Assessment opinion on RAI Principles, presented by Bo Göransson

Presented at the Seminar on Responsible Agricultural Investments in Developing Countries: How to Make Principles and Guidelines Effective? Organized by Swedish FAO Committee & SIANI.

Gender and equality
Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Bilder
8 May 2014
”Large-scale land-based agricultural investments — Current status, lessons learned, way forward” by Dr. Madiodio Niasse Director, ILC

Presented at the Seminar on Responsible Agricultural Investments in Developing Countries: How to Make Principles and Guidelines Effective? Organized by Swedish FAO Committee & SIANI.

Gender and equality
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
4 April 2014
How to Make Responsible Agricultural Investments in Developing Countries Effective?

A growing population as well as the growing role of biofuels has set the trend for increased demand on agricultural production systems. Meeting future food and energy demand on limited land area requires intensification in production and, hence, increased investment in the agricultural sector.

Trade and production
 
Evenemang
2 April 2014
LARRI seminar on Responsible Agricultural Investments

This Open seminar will facilitate an open discussion on the feasibility of the international Principles for Responsible Agricultural Investments (RAI) based on a case study research of land...

Landscape management
Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Nyhet
6 February 2014
Trees in Home Gardens: Making the Most of an Age-Old Practice to Improve Food Security and Nutrition

Home gardens have been vital to human societies for thousands of years: from clusters of beneficial trees and shrubs planted on forest edges in pre-historic times, to the lush edible gardens grown traditionally in many tropical regions, to the tiny, densely planted backyards that dot cities worldwide.

Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Publikation
5 February 2014
Sharing the Land: Restoring Degraded Ecosystems and Improving Livelihoods Through Agroforestry

Roughly 24% of the world’s land area is degrading, including more than a fifth of the cropland and nearly a third of the forests – yet 1.5 billion people directly depend on degraded areas....

Trade and production
 
Nyhet
27 June 2013
Professor at The Nordic Africa Institute says that over-optimistic reporting gives a false impression of Africa

In a recent debate article published in the Swedish local newspaper, Uppsala Nya Tidning, Professor Kjell Havnevik of the Nordic Africa Institute, questions the reporting of economic growth in Africa.

 
Bilder
22 May 2013
Future Tanzania Vigorous Trade Partner or Dependent Museum?

The focus of the seminar was to explore the increasing interest in land acquisition in Africa from the different perspectives of the major stakeholders. It took place at Sida on the 10th of...