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Swedish Research on Organic Food and Farming 2008–2018 – Updated version november 2018.

Nordlund Othén, Janne and Ullvén, Karin (Eds.) (2015) Swedish Research on Organic Food and Farming 2008–2018 – Updated version november 2018. SLU, EPOK – Centre for Organic Food and Farming, Uppsala, Sweden.

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Swedish research on organic farming is to a large extent funded by directed calls for research on organic food systems. These funders are the research council Formas, SLU EkoForsk at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, the Swedish Board of Agriculture and the Ekhaga foundation. Furthermore, the Swedish Farmers’ Foundation for Agricultural Research (SLF) is funding research on organic farming within their ordinary research programmes, and the projects addressing organic farming are reported here. In 2013 a special program for research on organic farming was launched, which was a joint call of SLF and Formas for the period 2014-2016. This research programme was also jointly financed by the two partners. Swedish research on organic farming is also funded by international funding bodies, e.g. the EU framework programs. Furthermore, several ERA-Net programs, mainly funded by national partners, are relevant for organic agricultural research. In this report only projects within the ERA-Net CORE Organic are included.
In this publication the funded research projects since 2008 are listed. From SLU EkoForsk and Formas the 3 to 4-year calls since 2008 are listed. From the Swedish Board of Agriculture, SLF and the Ekhaga foundation, which have yearly research calls, the projects are structured in different subjects and listed chronologically with the most recent projects first.
In late 2017 EPOK carried out a research review by request from and funded by the Swedish Board of Agriculture. The review included Swedish research on organic production and organic food from 2008 and was based on the projects in this report. A summary of that review is also included in this updated version.


EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:Swedish organic research, Core organic, organic food, organic farming, Sweden
Agrovoc keywords:
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EnglishAgricultural researchhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8679
Englishresearch programmeshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330987
EnglishOrganic agriculturehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_15911
EnglishSwedenhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7549
Subjects:"Organics" in general
Knowledge management > Research methodology and philosophy > Research communication and quality
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > Sweden
Knowledge management
Research affiliation: Sweden > Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) > EPOK – Centre for organic Food and Farming
Deposited By: Nordlund Othén, Janne
ID Code:29473
Deposited On:20 Nov 2015 10:22
Last Modified:15 Jan 2019 09:43
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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