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Voices from students, researchers and other professionals engaged in agriculture for global sustainable development.

Interviews with SLU Globals global network coordinators 

Since autumn 2019 SLU has four global network coordinators to promote SLU's work for global development, one for each faculty. They encourage dialogue and exchange of knowledge between departments, faculties and SLU Global. They also collaborate with the faculties' international committees and SLU's future platforms. Read more about them and what they want to achieve:

Assem Abu Hatab Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ) 

Christina Lunner KolstrupFaculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV) 

Jonas Johansson WensmanFaculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science (VH)

Rosa GoodmanFaculty of Forest Sciences (S)

Interviews at Agri4D 2019

"Agriculture is a corner stone in sustainable economic development"

Kerstin Jonsson Cissé, Head of the Global Sustainable Economic Development Unit at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), held a welcome speach at the Agri4D 2019.

"We need to find solutions for very small farmers"

Eric Malézieux is Director of the Agroecological Functioning and Performances of Horticultural Systems Research Unit at the French Agricultural Research and International Cooperation Organization (CIRAD). He gave a keynote speach at the Agri4D 2019.

"One of the most important policies is investing in rural young women"

Aslihan Arslan is Senior Research Economist at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). She was invited to SLU to present the "IFAD Rural Development report 2019: Creating opportunities for rural youth", at the Agri4D 2019 conference.

Interviews with research students at SLU 2018

Peter Ruvuga, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Florence Uwamahoro, Rwanda

Dil Katri, Nepal

Mesia Ilomo, Tanzania

Interviews with young researchers at Agri4D 2017

Sunil Abeyasekera, Master student SLU and YPARD

Deborah Muricho, University of Nairobi, Kenya

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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.

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Vice-Chancellor's Office

Agricultural Sciences for Global Development
PO Box 7005, SE-750 07 Uppsala
Visiting address: Almas Allé 7 
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