Agricultural Production & Trade

Annual FLARE Meeting 2017 in Stockholm

Previous meetings (Paris 2015, Edinburgh 2016) emerged as a unique space for presentations and discussions around forests and livelihoods, and for generating new relationships among those in our field, especially for younger researchers. This year’s meeting is being organized in partnership with Stockholm University, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), the Swedish International Agricult

After work with Afrikangrupperna - The right to food

Photo credit: A Verdade via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Safe access to land is vital for women and families in rural areas. In this workshop, Flaida Macheze of UNAC - Mozambique's national farmer movement - will talk about the threat of foreign investors taking over firtile farmland. Welcome to an exciting after work with Ådalens Afrikagrupp and Allsta Gård.

Can mussels be a secret answer to sustainable aquaculture?

When we talk about food security we tend to think about livestock or land production. However, many people around the world, especially those in coastal areas, also heavily rely on fish and seafood.

High milk yields in a harsh climate: Is it all about the genes?

Droughts, heat, erratic rainfall and floods can leave cows, sheep and goats with little to graze on. Changing climate will affect production of feed for livestock too. Harsh and extreme weather conditions can also reduce reproductive ability and undermine health of animals.