Nutrition & Health

Presentation of report: Critical research issues for future sub-Saharan African agriculture

Framtidens lantbruk / Future agriculture

Future Agriculture invites you to a presentation of the report "A contribution to the discussion on: Critical research issues for future sub-Saharan African agriculture"

Four future scenarios for sub-Saharan Africa and critical research issues for the future agriculture, identified with the scenarios as basis, will be presented and discussed at the seminar.

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

Sammanfattning och dokumentation från Tankesmedjan ”Hållbar växtnäringshantering – vad vet vi idag?”

Datum: 28 mars kl 14:00 – 16:30
Plats: Mosebacke torg 4 (i Ecoloops lokaler), Södermalm, Stockholm

Frågor om växtnäringshantering som lyftes vid mötet var:

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Practical Guidelines on the Use of Urine in Crop Production

This  book  gives  practical  guidance  on  the  use  of urine in crop production as a vital component of sustainable crop production and sanitation systems.

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Linking Food Production and Sanitation - Study tour to see reuse of blackwater in practice - part of WWW 2012

Photo Credit: worldwaterweek on flickr

This study tour will focus on the linkage between agriculture and the sanitation systems in Sweden, demonstrated by a new project that has been developed in close cooperation between the municipality of Södertälje, local farmers and farming organizations.

Why African Women matter in Sustainable Food production

Photo Credit: L3F

This seminar aims to highlight innovative methodologies in small-scale farming in Sub-Saharan Africa which have demonstrably resulted in transformations in gender relations.

The gender transformative approaches selected have resulted in both economic and social justice benefits - increased production and productivity in farming, efficient use of resources and significant shifts towards

SIANI at World Water Week 2012

The 2012 World Water Week will be held under the theme ‘Water and Food Security’ during 26th – 31st August 2012 in Stockholm.  The 21st century farming challenge to feed 9 billion by 2050 will need to address following questions; How much food will be needed?, How and where it will be grown?

Almedalsveckan: Vikten av långsiktighet - Så kan biståndet förhindra katastrof och hunger

SIANI och Swedish Water House på Almedalsveckan

Antalet och omfattningen av katastrofer förväntas öka till följd av klimatförändring, urbanisering, miljöförstörelse och globalisering. Kombinationen av ökad risk för katastrofer och minskad motståndskraft utgör en av de främsta orsakerna till osäker livsmedelsförsörjning.