Global Goals: Let’s do it!

Young people are central to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda; many are already working on creating a more sustainable future, shaking and moving the existing state of order with innovative thinking, creativity and passion.

#Hack4Ag Uganda: Developing ICT Tools to Empower Smallholder Farmers

Photo courtesy Arne Hoel/World Bank (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

The Hackathon is a collaboration between the World Bank’s Agriculture Global Practice (GFADR), the Government of Uganda and the Government of South Korea to develop ICT innovations and entrepreneurship in Ugandan agriculture.

Global Innovation Fund – utilising innovation to reduce poverty

Photo courtesy  ILO/Muntasir Mamun (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

The seminar will take place within the Global Entrepreneurship Week, at Sida in Stockholm. Do not miss this opportunity to ask the GIF team about the application process or the different stages of financing. Previous GIF grantees will be there to share their success stories, and give a hint on what works and not. 

4th Nordic Conference For Rural Research

Photo by Massmo Relsig via flickr. Vernal Daydream  A colorful way up near littl

The Nordic ruralities conference is an interdisciplinary forum for rural research with a particular emphasis on the Nordic countries. Rural communities frequently experience rapid changes in e.g.

Can Agroforestry Address Food Security Concerns under a Changing Climate? Panel discussion

The purpose of this workshop is to bring together leading scholar-practitioners from five parts of the world, Sweden, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Kenya and Ecuador, to share knowledge of and aspirations for agroforestry systems