Welcome to AgriFood Economics Centre

-bridging science and policy

The AgriFood Economics Centre provides economic expertise in the fields of food, agriculture, fishing and rural development. The Centre, which consists of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and Lund University, is a platform for applied research. The aim is to supply government bodies with a solid foundation supporting strategic and long- term policy choices.

Side-effects of vessel scrapping in Sweden

In 2008-2009, Sweden implemented a vessel scrapping program to reduce overcapacity in the demersal fleet. However, funds received from scrapping might be used by fishermen to invest in other fleet segments. We analyze these side-effects. Read more.

Collective Implementation of Ecological Focus Areas

Promoting networks of areas with an ecological focus is part of the EU’s investment in green infrastructure. We evaluate the consequences of regional and collective implementation of Ecological Focus Areas. Read more

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