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Funding for food system activity for SLU staff

Published: 03 December 2019

SLU Global and SIANI will sponsor two seminars/workshops in 2020 focusing on food system. Your proposal can touch upon any aspects of food system, such as food supply chains, food environments, consumer behaviour, diet, nutrition/health outcomes, and impacts of food system toward environment/economic and society.

Health and well-managed food system is important for sustainable future. Food system includes entire range of actors and their value-adding activities, which involve in the production,  aggregation, processing,  distribution,  consumption  and  disposal  of  food  products. Your proposal can touch upon any aspects of food system, such as food supply chains, food environments, consumer behaviour, diet, nutrition/health outcomes, and impacts of food system toward environment/economic and society. To align with SLU Global and SIANI's work, we would to like to encourage the seminar's organiser to focus the content on developing countries.

We encourage you to include actors beyond academics, for example NGO’s, civil society and private companies. The event could be held here at SLU Uppsala, Umeå, Alnarp, or somewhere else (at Sida, for example).

Please briefly describe expected outcomes from the event. The outcomes may include policy brief, a news article in one of the local newspapers, a journal article, a research application etc.

Proposal

One-page proposal, including activities’ plan, budget and expected outcomes. Send the proposal directly to alin.kadfak@slu.se

Deadline: 17 December 2019

The budget for a seminar could be max 70,000 SEK for a full day seminar, or 50,000 SEK for a half day. Budget for a workshop, around 100,000 SEK for a 1.5 or 2-day workshop. Preferably during the spring (Feb-May), or latest during early fall (September) 2018.

Facts:

Information about SIANI

SLU and SIANI started collaboration in 2014 through a coordinator located at SLU Global.

SIANI is a member-based network that supports and promotes a multisector dialogue with participation from academia, the private sector, Swedish authorities and civil society surrounding SDG2. SIANI’s goal is to ensure sustainable agriculture for food security, improved nutrition and the eradication of hunger.


Contact

SLU Global supports and facilitates SLU's commitment to improve the situation for people in low-income countries based on the Global Goals of the Agenda 2030 for sustainable development.

SLU Global
Vice-Chancellor's Office

Agricultural Sciences for Global Development
PO Box 7005, SE-750 07 Uppsala
Visiting address: Almas Allé 7
www.slu.se/slu-global 
global@slu.se 
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