Rural Transformation

In the search for food security, how can African scientists make themselves heard?

Large swathes of the Horn of Africa are currently in the midst of a drought, and around 15 million people are facing food and water shortages. It is a humanitarian crisis with no signs of improving during 2017.

The Swedish food strategy launched

After a long wait, the Swedish Government, the Left Party and the Alliance parties have agreed on long-term objectives in the field of food. The Government has recently presented its long-awaited food strategy.

Where to start your international career?

Do you want to pursue a career in international development, but are unsure of how and where to start? SLU Global recently published a pamphlet on international careers, explaining which organisations and pathways there are for graduates that want to work globally.

SLU Global: International career brochure

The aim of this brochure is to provide advice to those interested in pursuing an international career, as well as provide a list of potential employers working in the field of global development. You can also read interviews with SLU alumni about how they designed their careers.

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Utlandspraktik för agronomer tillsammans med Individuell Människohjälp!

Till hösten 2017 erbjuder IM 16 helt finansierade utlandspraktikplatser i Guatemala, Indien, Jordanien, Malawi, Moldavien, Nepal eller Zimbabwe.

Closing remarks on the seminar “Fostering rural transformation”

Presentation held by Kerstin Jonsson Cissé, Sida, at the seminar "Fostering rural transformation – a pathway to a sustainable, peaceful and equitable development?"

Podium discussion at the seminar “Fostering rural transformation”

Podium discussion with Paul Winters (IFAD), Gunnar Köhlin (EfD), Ulrika Modéer (UD), and Ann-Charlott Folkesson (LRF) at the seminar "Fostering rural transformation – a pathway to a sustainable, peaceful and equitable development?"

Comments on IFAD Rural Development Report 2016 by Ann-Charlott Folkesson

Presentation held by Ann-Charlott Folkesson, the Swedish Farmers Federation (LRF), at the seminar "Fostering rural transformation – a pathway to a sustainable, peaceful and equitable development?"

Comments on IFAD Rural Development Report 2016 by Gunnar Köhlin

Presentation held by Gunnar Köhlin, Environment for Development EfD, at the seminar "Fostering rural transformation – a pathway to a sustainable, peaceful and equitable development?"

Comments on IFAD Rural Development Report 2016 by Ulrika Modéer

Presentation held by Ulrika Modéer, Swedish Ministry for Foreign affairs (UD), at the seminar "Fostering rural transformation – a pathway to a sustainable, peaceful and equitable development?"