Equity & Gender

Landscapes in a Carbon Focused World

Picture courtesy of Feral Arts (CC BY 2.0)

SIANI, Focali & Naturskyddsföreningen invite you to a one-day seminar in Gothenburg.

The ‘landscape’ view has risen in importance within discussions on sustainability, resilience, improved agriculture and climate change.

No Food and Nutrition Security without Water, Sanitation and Hygiene - Event part of WWW 2012

WASH investments substantially contribute to food and nutrition security: Making more out of available food through improved health and increasing harvests through productive sanitation.

Global Food Security Index

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Food Security Index (GFSI) was released in July 2012.

EU:s och USA:s jordbrukspolitik – likheter och skillnader

På detta seminarium beskrivs jordbrukspolitikens historia i EU och USA med koppling till hur jordbrukets/samhällets struktur och forskningen påverkar politikens utformning. Amerikansk jordbrukspolitik har rötterna i mellankrigstiden; EU:s jordbrukspolitik är sammanflätad med Europaprojektets framväxt efter andra världskriget – och med tidigare nationell jordbrukspolitik.

Sustainable agriculture – does it need modern biotech?

In the future, sustainable agricultural production systems must increase productivity, reduce its ecological footprint and its use of resources, while meeting demands on food supply, nutrient intake, biodiversity and industrial/bio-energy feedstocks.

Reporting from the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012

SIANI reported from the IUCN World Conservation Congress in South Korea between the 6-8th September participating in events relating to Food Security.  We produced daily digests from the events we attended and these you can find below.

NRML symposium: Hunger and economic growth

NRML symposium poster

Come and join us in listening to and discussing with great thinkers and scholars on issues affecting our common development.

Confirmed and invited speakers include:

New report on research issues for African agriculture

On the 28th of August, the research project Future Agriculture will be lunching the new report "A contribution to the discussion on: Critical research issues for future sub-Saharan African agriculture". The launch event, held at SLU in Ultuna (Uppsala), will present and discuss for different scenarios for Sub-Saharan Africa.

FANRPAN 2012 High-Level Regional Food Security Policy Dialogue

From Policy to Practice: Advocating for Active Engagement of Youth in Agriculture Value Chains

The policy dialogue, with an estimated attendance of over 200 participants provides an opportunity for FANR stakeholders such as, governments; policy research institutions; universities; farmers organisations; private sector and civil society to review the current status of youth engagemen