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Department of Urban and Rural Development

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Interdisciplinary Academy

During an eight-month period, researchers with different academic backgrounds will have the opportunity to jointly increase knowledge of interdisciplinary working methods SLU. Participants within the

Pre-testing of household survey in Uganda

Earlier this year, four members of Drylands Transform were together in the field sites in Uganda conducting a pre-test of the household survey that is planned for June. The team was broad in their

Conference: Getting our cities right #1: From critical urbanities to sustainable foodscapes

Conference: Getting our cities right #1: From critical urbanities to sustainable foodscapes hanna.weiber.post@slu.se Welcome to a conference organised by the future platform SLU Urban Futures. On

Future Forests Excursion

Excursion with Future Forests teresia.borgman@slu.se The Future Forests platform invites you to a forest excursion to facilitate dialogue and exchange knowledge. We will highlight some of the

LARK was celebrated in Ultuna and Alnarp

The Landscape Architecture Programme at SLU has turned 50 years old. The event was celebrated with an Open House on Campus Alnarp and Campus Ultuna. The Landscape Architecture Programme at SLU turned

Reindeer husbandry and forestry

Reindeer husbandry and forestry: Challenges and opportunities for shared land use teresia.borgman@slu.se STUDENT SEMINAR. There is an alarming reduction in winter pastures and in the amount of

New research funding for sustainable landscapes

In order to safeguard biodiversity and multifunctional landscapes, the conventional governance and management associated with the ecosystem approach needs to be fundamentally changed. Reforms are

Getting our cities right: From critical urbanities to sustainable foodscapes

Our ever-growing urban areas are both responsible for the sustainability problems we face as a global community, as well as powerhouses for change. It is therefore crucial that we get urban areas on

Margeret Nyaga – a rangeland scientist

Margeret Nyaga was one of the first PhD students to be engaged in the project and she is already in the middle of her data collection in the field. Margeret holds a Master of Science degree in Range

Whose Knowledge Counts in Planning Urban Sustainability?

Sustainability is of great interest in urban planning. Martin Westin and Sofie Joosse critically examines two methods for planning in a new article in Planning Theory & Practice . One is nudging, a

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

Food & Cities Seed Funding Call

Food & Cities is a collaboration between SLU Future Food and SLU Urban Futures, aiming to communicate SLU’s existing research and creating new encounters between different disciplines and sectors.