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About SLU Global

Agricultural Sciences for Global Development (SLU Global), is established at SLU to implement the university’s strategy for global development and poverty alleviation.

The role of SLU Global is, through a scientific approach and within the framework of the Swedish Government’s Policy for Global Development  (PGD), to contribute to the agricultural sector’s development in low-income countries. 

SLU have more than 60 years’ experience of cooperation with low income countries and today it is an integral part across all SLU’s competences. In 2015 the share of SLU’s reviewed research reports in partnership with low income country colleges or multilateral research institutes wiith a global development agenda was 20%. The role of SLU Global is to facilitate and develop this part of SLU’s activities in line with the PGD strategy

Published: 14 December 2016 - Page editor: malin.planting@slu.se