Agricultural aid is a low priority in Swedish aid, but the Africa Groups' secretary general, Louise Lindfors, believes that it is central to development in southern Africa. Photo: Department of foreign affairs and trade/Africa groups. Source: Flickr/Africa groups.
Of: Amanda Rossling
a revolutionary time for Sweden's civil society organisations. restructuring as the Swedish government has done in aid has meant both cuts to developing countries and to civil society in Sweden.
April 12, 2023, Interview
Climate change is forcing winegrowers in France to adapt to heat waves and drought. Photo: Jill Wellington. Source: Pixabay.
Of: Vendela Permat's Hammarbäck
Rising temperatures as a result of climate change affect food and food security throughout the world. Winegrowers in France are noticing the climate changes - and many have been forced to adapt their vineyards in order to maintain the same quality of the wine.
- You are constantly worrying about what the weather will be like, says a wine grower to Utvecklingsmagasinet.
April 3, 2023, FUF-correspondents, Report
Scientists as well as climate activists believe that Australia is in a climate emergency - and several actors criticize the country's government for a lack of action. Photo: John Englart. Source: Flickr.
Of: Signe Andersson
The consequences of climate change continue to affect Australia. The country has voted through its first climate change bill in ten years, but the law has been heavily criticized and is considered an ambitious but hollow proposal. Australia could take a much greater responsibility for reducing carbon dioxide emissions, say several actors.
March 30, 2023, FUF-correspondents, Report
Date and time: 24 Jan, 16:30 - 18:00
To report » The aid's one percent target and the role of development cooperation have been widely discussed recently. At the same time, we see the importance of short- and long-term support worldwide as a result of the consequences of climate change, diminishing democratic spaces, the unimaginable lack of equality, and humanitarian disasters - even in our immediate area. Sweden got a new government last autumn. The budget bill and […]
January 11, 2023, Calendar, Seminars
In order to regain security on our streets in Sweden, and a more peaceful world globally, it is more urgent than ever to both prevent and stop the illegal flow of weapons. This is written by Olle Thorell (S) and Magdalena Thuresson (M), members of parliament for the foreign affairs committee, as well as Karin Olofsson, secretary general of the Parliamentary Forum for light weapons issues. Photo: St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office. Source: Wikimedia commons.
Of: Karin Olofsson, Magdalena Thuresson and Olle Thorell
The violence resulting from illegal weapons have devastating consequences worldwider – human, social and economic. For sustainable development and peace force is required to stop the illegal flow of weapons. Wednesday, December 14 special attention is paid to the issue in riksdagen when parliamentarians, civil society, experts and other representatives gather for the Parliamentarian Forum for Light Weapons-of questions (The Forum's) 20th anniversary seminar.
December 14, 2022, Debate
Date and time: 20 Oct, 18:00 - 19:00
To apply» Are you interested in development work? Do you want to hear more about grassroot collaborations in Peru? Then this event is for you! FUF Lund and Medborgarskolan invite you to an inspiring presentation about development work in Peru experienced by Martin Bengtsson, former intern at Svalorna Latinamerika, the 20th of October at 6pm. […]
October 5, 2022, English, Calendar, Local group, Seminars
Date and time: 13 Oct, 17:30
To registration » Welcome to music quiz - theme global development! Thursday, October 13 at At 17:30, the FUF office opens its doors for a music quiz for anyone with an interest in the outside world and global development issues. During the evening, we offer coffee and prize distribution. It is also possible to participate via zoom. So gather up family and friends either […]
October 4, 2022, Calendar, Seminars
Peru has developed an agricultural reform that will serve as a support package for small farmers and to modernize agriculture in the country. But the reform has received both positive and negative reactions. Pictured: Potato harvest in Viraco. Photo: Leo Berggren-Lagercrantz.
Of: Leo Berggren-Lagercrantz
One in four Peruvians live on agriculture and many small producers in rural Peru struggle daily to survive. Now the government is starting the implementation of the new agricultural reform in the country - an initiative that has aroused both enthusiasm and criticism.
March 11, 2022, FUF-correspondents
Many of the people living in fragile or vulnerable states are at risk of man-made and natural crises, which can derail efforts made to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. Photo: Eddie Wong / Flickr.
Of: Aarne Hakomäki and QUESTIONS & INQUIRIES
As the world is still struggling to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, complex man-made and natural crises are evolving and causing major setbacks in the living standards and safety of countless people globally. While the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) give a promise of leaving no one behind, a study by the International Rescue Committee […]
December 20, 2021, Editorial, English, Magazine
Date and time: 4 July, 18:00 - 18:45
Clubhouse 4/7 »Clubhouse 5/7» Clubhouse 6/7 »Clubhouse 7/7» How has the day during Almedalen been? Have the global goals taken place? Who has been allowed to speak and what voices do we lack? What did the party leadership say from a global perspective, where a fair and sustainable future for all is in focus. Every day during […]
June 28, 2021, Calendar, Seminars