Rural Transformation

Putting 2030 Agenda into practice, how the landscape perspective can contribute?

It has been over a year since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the historic signing of the Paris Climate Agreement. Both of these events put forward a new agenda for development, and those who work in this field have been looking into the ways to navigate in this new context.

Lägesrapport om SLU:s arbete med Agenda 2030 inom Agronomprogrammen

This status report summarises the integration of the 2030 Agenda into agronomy education programmes at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU.

It is the final output of a project managed and conducted by five agronomy students within the university course "Project management & communication for agronomists" at SLU and was done in collaboration with SIANI.

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The Guardians of the 2030 Agenda - the role of SLU students in the new development agenda

Presentation by students David Gevert, Maria Eklund, Maja Möller, Elin Hålldin and Rebecca Hymnelius, from the Swedish University of Agricultural Science. 19th January 2017 at the SIANI Annual Meeting 2017.

Boost your international career with NIRAS’ young professional academy

NIRAS is again looking for talented and highly motivated graduates with relevant first working experiences and the passion for pursuing an international career within development consulting for NIRAS’ Young Professional Academy  (NYPA). The NYPA is a fast-track on the job training and learning programme.

Youth, Entrepreneurship and African Agriculture

The workshop will feature talks from invited guests, among which from colleagues from Kenya, Uganda, Somaliland on issues related to agripreneurship (entrepreneurship in agriculture) in Africa, the yield gap, sustainable intensification, and global agriculture. The workshop aims to explore possible links between SLU and educational programs in Africa.

Blog to win a trip to Washington, DC with the World Bank

Why are young people shying away from agriculture? How can agriculture be made ‘cool’ for the youth? It’s your turn to have your say.