SLU Global

Zoonoses and animals in the city

SLU Global and Centre for Global Animal Diseases invite to a seminar about Zoonoses and animals in the city

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Moderator Assoc. Professor Sofia Boqvist, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, SLU

Immigration in rural Sweden - What determines a good reception?

SLU have looked into the matter of reception of asylum seekers in rural areas in Sweden. Researchers at SLU have studied the responsibilities of the municipalities and the civil society and have asked the question; have the municipalities done what they should and what have the people of the civil society contributed with?

Where to start your international career?

Do you want to pursue a career in international development, but are unsure of how and where to start? SLU Global recently published a pamphlet on international careers, explaining which organisations and pathways there are for graduates that want to work globally.

SLU Global: International career brochure

The aim of this brochure is to provide advice to those interested in pursuing an international career, as well as provide a list of potential employers working in the field of global development. You can also read interviews with SLU alumni about how they designed their careers.

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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.

Global climate initiatives need more trees: Agroforestry Network has published an opinion piece in the newspaper GP

Focali is one of the partners to the newly launched Agroforestry network. On November 19, the network published an opinion piece in Göteborgs-Posten where we argue that more funding for agroforestry in development cooperation can help to reach both the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the climate deal from COP21 in

Antimicrobials in the livestock sector discussed at CFS event co-organized with SLU

Antimicrobial resistance in the livestock sector is an emerging global threat associated with extensive non-rational use of antimicrobials.

USAID visits SLU for potential collaboration on pests and pesticides

Dr. Yeneneh Belayneh from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) met with SLU researchers for discussions about potential collaboration within the area of pests and pesticides. The visit was hosted by SLU Global.

During the meeting held on October 5th 2016, Dr.

SLU discusses collaboration with Eastern Africa

A delegation from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development in Eastern Africa (IGAD) led by the Executive Secretary His Excellency Dr. Mahboub Maalim, visited SLU on October 10, 2016.

The purpose of the visit was to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between IGAD and SLU and to discuss possible areas of research collaboration.