Nutrition & Health

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.

SIANI Reporting from the Tällberg Forum 2012

The Tällberg Forum 14-17 June in Tällberg brought together political  leaders and thought-leaders from around the world to join the conversation, posing the question “How on Earth can we live together?

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.