Bjӧrn Lyrvall on Addressing Global Challenges

Feb. 19, 2016—His Excellency Bjӧrn Lyrvall, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States, describes how Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC) addresses global challenges such as food security, climate change, and gender equality in exciting and innovative ways.

About Powering Agriculture

Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development supports the development and deployment of clean energy innovations that increase agriculture productivity and stimulate low carbon economic growth in the agriculture sector of developing countries to help end extreme poverty and extreme hunger.

Sida is an authority under the jurisdiction of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, focused on improving living conditions for developing nations around the world.

Swedish support for PAEGC is coordinated by Sida’s Unit for Global Economy and Environment.