Equity & Gender

SIANI Reporting from Rio+20

SIANI attended the Rio+20 Conference in 2012.

Ban-Ki Moon called the summit “a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make real progress towards the sustainable economy of the future” and has called for world leaders to “achieve renewed political commitment for sustainable development” including sustainable development goals.

IUCN World Conservation Congress

IUCN World Conservation Congress

The IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Held every four years, the Congress aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and economic development.

Agricultural Research for Development Conference - Innovations & Incentives

Photo: Johan Fogde Dias

Innovations & Incentives is the theme of this years’ conference. In a time with large infrastructural and policy changes in agriculture, rapid technological development as well as growing and volatile markets, we believe that this is a timely and highly relevant theme.

South at the Steering Wheel - Improving sustainability in land investment for bioenergy in sub-Saharan Africa. Workshop documents

Summary, invitation and background note to the seminar: South at the Steering Wheel - Improving sustainability in land investment for bioenergy in sub-Saharan Africa

29th May 2012, 08:00 -

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Land grabbing in focus

Land grabbing in focus

The Right Livelihood Award Foundation is co-organising a lunch seminar on land grabbing in the Swedish parliament and an open meeting in the evening of 14 June 2012, Stockholm.

’Land grabbing’ – What is it, why is it happening, and what are the effects?

Chinese “land grabs” in Africa – the reality behind the news

China and African agriculture

China’s engagement in Africa has become a hot topic since it significantly accelerated its rate of investment in African countries in the early 2000s.

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Biofuel: A Guide for the Confused

Preface

“Biofuels: A Guide for the Confused” is written primarily for field staff and decision-makers involved in biofuel development. It assumes no previous or specialist knowledge of biofuels in terms of their technical/engineering characteristics or biological/cultivation aspects of biofuel feedstocks.

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