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.
The increased use of irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa has benefited the Anopheles arabiensis mosquito – an important malaria vector – particularly in rice paddies. A research team led from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences now shows that rice odours attract females, and elicit egg laying.
The 2030 Agenda and Ecosystems - A discussion paper on the links between the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Sustainable Development Goals.
New report by Torbjörn Ebenhard from CBM; and Maria Schultz and Tristan D. Tyrrell from SwedBio.
Chances of high value crops entering local, regional markets and beyond is, however, often constrained by quality, particularly for home garden smallholder farmer settings.
Lisa Westholm, Focali member and PhD candidate in rural development at Swedish Agricultural University (SLU), will organize a panel at next year’s IUFRO forestry congress in Freiburg, Germany. The theme for the 2017 congress is “Interconnecting Forests, Science and People”.
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?