Nutrition & Health

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?

World Bank - ICT in Agriculture Newsletter

The ICT in Agriculture Newsletter is a biannual publication that highlights the main internal and external events and activities related to the World Bank's work in ICT in agriculture.

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Can mobile phones improve agricultural productivity, resilience and food security? Seminar Handout

Can mobile phones improve agricultural productivity, resilience and food security?

29th May 2012, 08.30 - 12.30
 Hörsalen, Sida, Valhallavägen 199, Stockholm

Moderator: Matthew Fielding, SIANI

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The Challenge of putting Agriculture aspects into Sanitation Planning

Survey of Stakeholder Perspectives (Activity 1)

Swedish International Agriculture Network Initiative (SIANI)

Agriculture-Sanitation Expert group

While Sweden has an established history of research and development in ecological sanitation and urine‐separating systems, we have so far failed in linking agriculture and sanitation on a large‐scale within the urban context.

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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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Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Africa: From Microbes to Markets

Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Africa: From Microbes to Markets

The conference seeks to improve both scientific and practical understanding of how biological, organic and mineral resources are best integrated in the management of agricultural soils by African smallscale farmers.

Specific themes include: