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Health and nutrition
Landscape management
 
Blogg
18 September 2017
Indigenous food: More than taste buds tingling

Promoting traditional food cultures like the Sámi one is not about putting them into some outdoor museum or treating them like mere folklore. It is about learning from creativity, which grew from the need of self-sufficiency and subsistence in a harsh climate, it is about making the best use of the richness of knowledge and ideas for new-old trends, like nose-to-tail cooking or foraging.

Trade and production
 
Nyhet
26 June 2017
IKnowFood project explores how to secure UK’s food future

How do we keep food on the plates of UK households in the coming decades? This is a central question for IKnowFood, a major collaborative research project launched in June, 2017.

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
Rural transformation
Agriculture Transformation In Low-Income Countries Under Environmental Change
 
Publikation
8 November 2016
Scaling up agroecology for food security, empowerment and resilience

This policy brief discusses ways to scale up agroecological approaches and suggests actionable advice tailored for various stakeholders, including policy-makers, private sector, financial...

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Nyhet
8 September 2016
Multifunctional landscapes for food security, livelihoods and the environment

Together, SIANI and SLU Global host Agri4D, a large biannual national conference. This conference also has an inter-twining biannual smaller meeting for young researchers since 2014. For 2016 it was proposed to carry out the smaller conference with the thematic field of “multifunctional landscapes”.

Trade and production
Agriculture Transformation In Low-Income Countries Under Environmental Change
 
Bilder
12 March 2015
Managing agricultural landscapes for ecosystem services, resilience and human well-being.

Presented by Cibele Queiroz at the seminar How to Feed Nine Billion within the Planet’s Boundaries - Agroecology for Food Security & Nutrition organised by the SIANI Expert group on Agriculture...

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Nyhet
3 February 2015
What are the possibilities for agroforestry to ensure food security?

This article is based on the 2-day workshop “Can agroforestry address food security concerns under a changing climate?” held in November 2014 within the Focali-SIANI theme “Forests, Landscapes and Food Se

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
Youth
 
Nyhet
10 November 2014
World Food Day 2014 in Stockholm: A Spotlight on the Value of Youth in Family Farming

In the spirit of FAO’s International Year of Family Farming the Swedish celebration of the World Food Day in Stockholm put young farmers in the center and highlighted their importance for sufficient food supply for the growing global population now and in the future.

Rural transformation
 
Publikation
28 October 2014
Agricultural Development for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development

The Church of Sweden is a well-known and experienced Swedish actor in the area of development cooperation. The organization’s position paper on agricultural development for poverty reduction and...

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
 
Nyhet
4 September 2014
100% ekologiskt?- Det agroekologiska och ekologiska jordbrukets roll för livsmedelstrygghet och miljö

I den sista rapporten av fyra presenterar Svenska Naturskyddsföreningen behovet av en grundläggande omställning av dagens jordbrukssystem till agroekologiska produktionsmetoder, och lyfter samtidigt fram positiva exempel på hur lantbruket kan utformas till att bidra till en hållbar utveckling och minskad fattigdom, hunger och miljömässig påfrestning.