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Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Blogg
24 April 2018
Bridge over troubled waters: How can we bury the hatchet between industry and civil society?

There have been very few opportunities for companies and civil society to come together on neutral grounds. New initiative offers a promising approach to develop the interface for this interaction.

Health and nutrition
 
Blogg
23 March 2018
Could maize be a curse for Africa?

You must be wondering why the title? Well, this comes from a debate during the Third Global Food Security Conference in Cape Town in December 2017, and I will explain below the context in which it...

Rural transformation
 
Nyhet
16 March 2018
New SLU research project on entrepreneurial urban and peri-urban agriculture in Tanzania

Between 2010 and 2030, FAO projects that Africa’s urban population will double. With urbanization taking place at such a fast pace, it becomes important to understand how urban and peri-urban...

Health and nutrition
 
Blogg
14 March 2018
Together for a world without hunger: Sweden commits US$370 million to WFP

Sweden and the UN World Food Programme have entered a landmark agreement that will bring hope to millions of people trapped by war and displacement crises.

Health and nutrition
 
Blogg
7 March 2018
Born undernourished, die undernourished: We have to break that curse!

This was the concluding remark by Dr Jessica Fanzo in her inspiring presentation at the Third Global Food Security Conference in Cape Town, this last December 2017. I attended the conference on...

Rural transformation
Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) in Southeast Asia
 
Bilder
16 February 2018
Strengthening Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) and Food Systems in SE Asia

Wayne Nelles from the Chulalongkorn University School of Agricultural Resources (CUSAR) presents an overview of the context and importance for achieving SDGs in southeast Asia with a focus on...

Rural transformation
Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) in Southeast Asia
 
Bilder
16 February 2018
Strengthening HESA and Food Systems in the Phillipines and Southeast Asia

The Agricultural Training Insitute's (ATI) perspectives on achieving SDG's and how to improve investments and government policy towards higher agricultural education in SE Asia.

Rural transformation
Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) in Southeast Asia
 
Blogg
8 February 2018
Why Higher Agricultural Education Matters For SDGs in Southeast Asia

While doing my Ph.D. in the 1990s one of my personal concerns was typical of a young Canadian environmentalist exposed almost daily to unsustainable logging of pristine old growth rainforests....

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
Nyhet
31 January 2018
Peter Holmgren kopplar ihop skog och utvecklingsfrågor

Skog, landskap och levebröd är en livsviktig mix för människans framtid, menar Peter Holmgren, som har varit generaldirektör för CIFOR i fem år. CIFOR är ett mellanstatligt skogsinstitut...

Landscape management
 
Nyhet
21 December 2017
Eight SLU projects receive grants for development research

Of the approximately 154 million SEK allocated by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) to development research during the period 2017-2021, more than 27 million were rewarded to SLU....