Javascript is not activated in your browser. This website needs javascript activated to work properly.
You are here

Capacity building

Activities and education to build capacity in the field of sustainability
LUCSUS engages in a range of activities in collaboration with partners in the public sector, academia and NGOs, from a local to a global level, to increase knowledge and support action for sustainable development. 

Capacity building tanzania
Film screening of "Breaking the silence". A film about menstruation in Tanzania, by Sara Gabrielsson & Ann Åkerman (LUCSUS)

Areas for our capacity work


Water, sanitation and health

Climate adaptation

Agriculture and small-scale farming

  • Soil fertility improvements for small-scale farmers in Uganda

Land degradation

  • Teaching and supervision at Master and PhD programmes in Mozambique

Sustainable innovations


Page Manager:


Education and communication is a central part in our capacity building work. Over the years our researchers has contributed to making research videos about their work, which could be used as teaching material or in practice. 

"Break the Silence" - A film about the challenges with Menstrual Health Management in rural Tanzania, based on research by Sara Gabrielsson, LUCSUS.

Human Urine as fertilizer - A film on how to use human urine as fertilizer based on work by farmer groups in Uganda, together with Elina Andersson, LUCSUS.

Smokeless kitchen - The film on how improved cook stoves have been introduced to subsistence farmers in Kenya.

"A Pathway out of Poverty?" – A film about a market-based initiative to promote sustainable development through the introduction of simple technologies in targeted villages in western Kenya. This film focuses on the early successes of the diffusion of cook stoves and rainwater harvesting systems, and the main challenges with sustaining the initiative.

Making Research Matter More – from knowledge to action with farmers in Uganda.

P.O. Box 170, SE-222 70 Lund, Sweden
Phone: +46(0)46- 222 80 81
info [at] lucsus [dot] lu [dot] se