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Rural development

Rural development is the process of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people living in relatively isolated and sparsely populated areas.

There are 97 pages tagged with Rural development:

Patrik Oskarsson

patrik.oskarsson@slu.se I work as teacher and researcher on resource politics. My present research examines coal mining and land use in ongoing energy expansions in India, and the possibilities to

Lisbet Christoffersen

lisbet.christoffersen@slu.se Lisbet is a postdoc researcher. Observing and engaging with 'wilder nature' initiatives to promote biodiversity, her project aims to detect shifts in nature perceptions

Anneli Adler

anneli.adler@slu.se I am a researcher in plant ecology. My research focuses on innovative methods to increase the long-term sustainability of agroecosystems. One of the methods for increasing the

(Un)taming urban forests, wildlife, and Indigenous peoples: Mumbai's Aarey

(Un)taming urban forests, wildlife, and Indigenous peoples: Mumbai’s Aarey teresia.borgman@slu.se The webinar series on urban forests, arranged by SLU Urban Futures and Future Forests, continues

The political ecology of crops

A recently published special issue of the journal Geoforum explores the role of crops in contemporary and historical political and economic struggles. In a recently published special issue in the

LAG Higher Seminars

From neoliberal disembedding to neo-nationalist re-embedding in provincial Hungary anni.hoffren@slu.se Division of Rural Development invites you to a seminar with Chris Hann Professor Emeritus,

Lag Higher Seminars

The geography of women’s livelihood activities in low-income settlements in Zambia: Place, mobility, and locational decision making anni.hoffren@slu.se Division of Rural Development invites you to

LAG Higher Seminars

Polarization between centres and peripheries in a mature welfare state? anni.hoffren@slu.se Division of Rural Development invites you to a seminar with Gissur Ó Erlingsson, professor of political

Elias Andersson

elias.andersson@slu.se Course leader: Genuskompetens för skogssektorn Gender and Forests: management, policy and governance Jämställdhet som branschgemensam strategi i skogsbrukssektorn  Hur görs (

ITP: Healthy livestock - safe food

The international training programme (ITP) Healthy livestock – safe food is now open for application. The ITP integrates animal health and food security while exploring several value chains from

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Transformation towards the sustainable development goals in dry rangelands requires strong engagement with local stakeholders in transdisciplinary research. Here you can follow the team from one