Presentation held by Stephen Vundi Mungula, Lead Junior Professional – SIANI Expert Group in Kenya at the SIANI Annual Meeting 2017.
Food production is essential to tackle global issues such as nutrition and food insecurity and to improve livelihoods of the world’s poor people. Education, information exchange and knowledge about the food system and about sustainable development in general, will play a central role in the transition towards global sustainability.
This status report summarises the integration of the 2030 Agenda into agronomy education programmes at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU.
It is the final output of a project managed and conducted by five agronomy students within the university course "Project management & communication for agronomists" at SLU and was done in collaboration with SIANI.
Food waste is increasingly recognised as a major problem, and several initiatives and projects are working to reduce it. Here is a quick guide to what Sweden is doing, followed by highlights of initiatives around the world.
The workshop will feature talks from invited guests, among which from colleagues from Kenya, Uganda, Somaliland on issues related to agripreneurship (entrepreneurship in agriculture) in Africa, the yield gap, sustainable intensification, and global agriculture. The workshop aims to explore possible links between SLU and educational programs in Africa.
Did you know that during the last few years, Swedish restaurants and grocery stores reduced food loss and waste by 15-35%?
Why are young people shying away from agriculture? How can agriculture be made ‘cool’ for the youth? It’s your turn to have your say.