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12 September 2016
I den paneldiskussion som följde dagens presentationer konstaterades att det finns behov av ökat samarbete mellan olika svenska aktörer i genomförande av utvecklingsprojekt i ett samarbetsland. Det är också viktigt och självklart att involvera den mottagande parten i planeringen av projektet, dels...
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12 September 2016
Dr. Segenet Kelemu, Director General of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) was one of the keynote speakers in the "Zero Hunger in a Changing Climate" Sida Development Talk, co-organised by SIANI and SEI. ICIPE is carrying out research about alternative and...
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12 September 2016
A new research project will study how participatory forest monitoring can be a viable option to achieve long-term forest conservation goals by including animal species in the scope of forest conservation schemes.Torsten Krause, researcher at LUCSUS-LU and a member of Focali secured a three year...
8 September 2016
How has Sweden succeeded in involving people in nature conservation and species protection? What are the experiences of using the concept of ecosystem services in Swedish planning and decision making? These are two of the subjects which will be presented by scientists from the Swedish University of...
8 September 2016
Antimicrobial use has been very important for both human and animal health. However, the resistance to antibiotics makes it more difficult nowadays to treat infections caused by resistant bacteria from our use and misuse of AM in humans and animals. In Uppsala, a seminar on Antimicrobial resistance...
8 September 2016
Together, SIANI and SLU Global host Agri4D, a large biannual national conference. This conference also has an inter-twining biannual smaller meeting for young researchers since 2014. For 2016 it was proposed to carry out the smaller conference with the thematic field of “multifunctional...
7 September 2016
Den 7 juli, mellan SIANIs två seminarier på Sverige i Världen, träffade SIANI Youth en engagerad grupp människor som representerar olika ungdomsrörelser som arbetar med Agenda 2030. De som deltog i mötet var representanter från Fältbiologerna, PUSH Sverige, Fler Unga, Ekobonden Adam Arnesson,...
31 August 2016
The Development Research Conference hosted five networking events held on the last day of the conference. This important conference took place at the Stockholm University main campus, Frescati on August 22-24, 2016.Dr. Salme Timmusk from the Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology from...
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25 August 2016
Looking at antimicrobial resistance from the view of international policy with Cecilia Nordin Van GansbergheReduced meat consumption has been shown to be good for health. However, statistics tell us that animal-based food consumption is on the rise around the globe. In fact, if the world’s general...
22 August 2016
There is a close link between the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation and the human right to food. Safe drinking water and sanitation are crucial for human health and nutritional up-take, while water and plant nutrients (often in the form of fertilizers) are indispensable for...