Landscape Management

What was SIANI Youth up to during this spring?

SIANI Youth was very active in the month of May starting off with a workshop on Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals, co-organised with SLU Global. In the morning inspirational speakers talked about business opportunities and how to overcome challenges for entrepreneurs in agirculture.

Irrigating Forests with Wastewater - natural and effective water treatment?

Photo credit: FAO/Rosetta Messori

Forests have a pivotal role for sustainable water supply in many ways. In drier climates, wastewater treatment can benefit from forests and forest can benefit from the use of treated wastewater. Treated wastewater is generally returned to waterways downstream, eventually entering our oceans.

Towards a more efficient irrigation and fertiliser management in Mozambique

As much as 40% of the global food production comes from irrigated agriculture, but large amount of fertilisers and irrigation water is lost due to inappropriate irrigation practices.

How to increase maize yield in rainfed agriculture?

Maize yields in sub-Saharan Africa have been at the lower end of the global range for decades. A new thesis by Emilio Magaia, PhD candidate at the Department of Soil and Environment at SLU presents a way to improve water use efficiency in semi-arid regions through better soil and water management.

Träden - värdefulla miljökämpar

Sveriges Radio sänder inslag i Vetenskapsradions Klotet där bland annat Focali forskaren Anders Malmer (SLU) lyfter den nya synen på träd som är på väg att växa fram, både i Sverige och i andra delar av världen.