SLU develops the knowledge about how to use natural, biological land and water resources in a sustainable manner. Education, research and environmental monitoring and assessment are pursued at some thirty locations all over the country. The main campuses are Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala.
SLU, department of economics, is part of AgriFood Economics center. AgriFood 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.