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.
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.
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.
About this report
This report provides an overview of the seminar on “Rethinking Agriculture and Land Use – Action Research as means for Change” held at SLU, Uppsala on 24 August 2015 with 29 participants. The seminar was a joint effort of SIANI and SLU Global.