Waste Management Is Key to Sustainable Development

Tony Clark, The CEO of Avfall Sverige. Photo: Avfall Sverige.

Tony Clark, The CEO of Avfall Sverige. Photo: Avfall Sverige.

Av: Maria Malmsten

Sustainable waste management is key for reaching many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Well planned waste management aims to reduce, reuse and recycle waste. I interviewed Tony Clark, CEO of Avfall Sverige, to discuss how to make waste management more sustainable.

29 december, 2020, Article, English, Intervju, Magazine

Frugal Innovations: The Future of Development?

The water billboard set up in Lima, Peru, by the University of Technology in Lima enables locals to have access to free clean water. (“Photo: Plantamer blog post.”)

Doing more with less. This is how the economist Navi Radjou defines frugal innovations. Although it is an old practice, it is only now resurfacing as a smart and sustainable approach to international development. As this economic approach rethinks consumerism and resource management, can we look at it as the future of development?

27 december, 2020, Article, English, Magazine, Reportage

When SDGs Meet Human Rights Cities

Morten Kjaerum, Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights (“Photo: FUF Lund/RWI Lund”)

Av: Chiara D’Agni och Yi-Chia Chen

Human rights cities, as Lund, is a new phenomenon and according to a recent report by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) they can better contribute to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). FUF Magazine has interviewed the Director of the RWI, Morten Kjaerum, to talk about SDGs and human rights cities.

21 december, 2020, Article, English, Intervju, Magazine

SDGs – an integrated approach?

Christine Wamsler, Professor at LUCSUS (Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies in Sweden). Photo: Christine Wamsler

Av: Emily Elderfield och Larissa Lachmann

Professor Christine Wamsler’s research includes the role of mindset in tackling sustainability issues, and how individuals and cities can better respond to challenges of the climate crisis. We spoke to her about scales of sustainability, questioned whether the SDGs are integrated enough, and explored the role of education and communication strategies on sustainability.

17 december, 2020, Article, English, Intervju, Magazine

Famine as a weapon in Yemen: A reportage on the world’s biggest neglected Humanitarian Crisis

Peter Biro (European Union 2019)/Flickr

Peter Biro (European Union 2019)/Flickr

Av: Leni Lindemann och Sofus Malte Rønberg

Political conflict is driving Yemen into the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis. Over half of the Yemeni population is acutely food insecure due to the deliberate targeting of food supply and infrastructure. In order to end hunger and achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2, international attention on the political nature of the crisis is required.

16 december, 2020, Article, English, Magazine, Reportage

Beyond the border

Migrating birds fly across a blue sky tinged red by looming clouds. The migration journey is often one filled with hope, tinged with looming danger and despair. Photo: rihaij/Pixabay

Av: Lauren Tropeano

It feels strange to release an issue about migration in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. The irony of writing about the movement of people at a time when movement has been so severely restricted is not lost on us.  Yet the reminders of desperation, risk and loss that often accompany migration are present even […]

1 juni, 2020, Article, Magazine

COVID-19: Thousands of Nepali migrant workers remain in limbo

Jeevan Baniya

Dr. Jeevan Baniya from the Social Science Baha Research Institute in Kathmandu describes the situation of Nepali migrant workers abroad as one of the main concerns of the country during the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Jeevan Baniya/onlinekhabar.com

Av: Hanna Geschewski

Hundreds of thousands of Nepali migrant workers are directly affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. To learn more about their precarious situation, FUF Magazine spoke with Dr. Jeevan Baniya, a labour and migration expert from Kathmandu.

1 juni, 2020, Article, Magazine