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Saiga mass mortality

januari 17, 2018

Sudden death of 200,000 Critically Endangered saiga antelopes was caused by unusual environmental conditions.

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But, how about the African agriculture?

januari 17, 2018

Why do African and European leaders of today make partly the same mistakes as they did in connection with the independence of most African countries fifty years ago, why do they again seem to forget that the basis for about 70% of the population still is agriculture? Article by Inge Gerremo, Senior Advisor at SLU Global.

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Should GM crops be grown in the EU? Let the countries decide for themselves

januari 11, 2018

The cultivation of genetically modified crops has long been a contentious issue in the European Union. Now a group of biotech specialists and legal experts propose a mechanism to take the political edge out of the authorization process.

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Claudia Köhler elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

december 22, 2017

Claudia Köhler, professor at SLU's Department of Plant Biology in Uppsala, is one of nine new members of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. She is elected as a foreign member of the class for biosciences.

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Antibiotikauppdrag

december 20, 2017

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has asked SLU (The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) to lead the way in developing a manual on prudent use of antibiotics in animal husbandry and to conduct courses for animal health personnel in the Balkans, Central Asia and Eastern Europe.

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