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Rural development - a man's issue? This is the title of a seminar being organised by the Ministry for Rural Affairs and the aid organisation WeEffect on 7 October in Rome. The seminar is to take place in the margins of the annual session of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations Committee on World Food Security, which is being held on 7-11 October.
from the Ministry for Rural Affairs. 'The Forest Kingdom - with values for the world' presents forestry in the context of the Government's vision. The brochure is only available in English.
The second brochure 'Sweden - the new culinary nation' explains the Government's vision, which is an initiative to create more jobs, above all through food production in combination with tourism. The brochures are available for download or for order from the Government website.
Decision-makers and experts from across the Nordic region will gather to discuss wood construction at the Wood Construction Conference in Växjö on 9 April. Minister for Rural Affairs Eskil Erlandsson will be there to speak about the Government's investment in the Forest Kingdom vision and about wood construction as one of the focus areas of this vision.
21 March 2013
UN International Day of Forests
06 March 2013
Sweden's Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers focus on modern rural areas