SEI at World Water Week 2016

SEI at World Water Week 2016

Freud, food, forests and a book launch – find out what we'll be doing at World Water Week this year

SEI to highlight technology uptake, land rights and sanitation at Development Research 2016

SEI to highlight technology uptake, land rights and sanitation at Development Research 2016

At a major conference at Stockholm University focused on the 2030 Agenda, SEI researchers will showcase new ideas that link local solutions to the Sustainable Development Goals.

‘Win-win’  strategies to help older people face climate change

‘Win-win’ strategies to help older people face climate change

As our society ages, we must recognize that the elderly are more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, and help them become more resilient.

Kenya blazes a trail to more sustainable charcoal – and better livelihoods

Kenya blazes a trail to more sustainable charcoal – and better livelihoods

The government is trying a new approach: working with organized and registered charcoal producers to modernize their trade.

What makes an ‘improved’ stove worth using? Insights from India

What makes an ‘improved’ stove worth using? Insights from India

Early results from a project offering electric, gas and efficient wood cookstoves suggest only aspirational technologies really appeal – but how much they’re used remains to be seen.

In the Mekong Region, climate change poses real threat to food security

In the Mekong Region, climate change poses real threat to food security

Climate change is resulting in severe negative impacts on many food-producing areas of the Mekong Region, posing risks of food insecurity.

Digitalizing health data can save time, money - and lives - in Kenya

Digitalizing health data can save time, money - and lives - in Kenya

Streamlining access to healthcare and patient information can have multiple benefits, according to an SEI paper presented at Nairobi Innovation Week.

Q&A: First steps on implementing Agenda 2030 in Estonia

Q&A: First steps on implementing Agenda 2030 in Estonia

Eili Lepik, Adviser to the Strategy Unit of the Estonian Government Office and responsible for preparing the national review talks about Estonia's challenges of implementing the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.

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Managing environmental systems

Managing environmental systems


Growing populations, rapid urbanization and increased consumption put unprecedented pressure on land, water and air resources. We show how to manage these resources together to protect food security, human health and biodiversity.

Reducing climate risk

Reducing
climate risk


Emissions of greenhouse gases are built into our economic systems. Our research shows the benefits of a low-carbon future and describes how we get there by mitigating and adapting to climate change.



Transforming governance

Transforming governance


The social, institutional and political setting is vital for improving livelihoods, sustain- ability and resilience. We provide insights into good governance for sustainable develop- ment in the face of social and ecological change.


Rethinking development

Rethinking development


The global economy has brought welfare and prosperity to the world. But it has also depleted natural resources and vital ecosystem services. We set out alternatives for a sustainable future, from the planetary scale down to local, on-the-ground solutions.