Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Department of Urban and Rural Development

Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Urban and Rural Development

At the Department of Urban and Rural Development we teach and carry out research in the fields of landscape architecture, environmental impact assessment, environmental communication, rural development and agroecology.

The Swedish Center for Nature Interpretation (SCNI) is also a part of our department. We are united by our interest in the relationship between man and environment, and the sustainable use of natural resources.

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It is strongly forbidden to bring peanuts, or any food containing peanuts, in to the department's premises. This is because we have a student with acute hypersensitivity.


 

News


Now available on App Store: the smart phone app Soundscape Characterisation Tool (SCT) 
Read more about  SCT on the project web page » 


Award winning thesis in Landscape Archtecture

Camilo Calderon has been rewarded the 2013 ECLAS (European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools) Outstanding Student PhD award for his thesis Politicising participation - towards a new theoretical approach to participation in the planning and design of public spaces

Read more about the ECLAS awards » Opens in new window


Publications

Agroecology in practice Walking the talk Report  2/2014
by Karin Eksvärd, Gabriella Lönngren, Margarita Cuadra, Charles Francis, Börje Johansson, Stella Namanji, Torbjörn Rydberg, Charles Ssekyewa, Charlott Gissén & Lennart Salomonsson
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Trust, Identity and Beer - Institutional Arrangements for Agricultural Labour in Isunga village in Kiryandongo District, Midwestern Uganda.
Doctoral thesis in Rural Development by Opira Otto
Abstract & PDF »

From Betterment to Bt Maize. Agricultural Development and the Introduction of Genetically Modified Maize to South African Smallholders
Doctoral thesis in Rural Development by
Klara Jacobson
Abstract & PDF
 

Farmer Field Schools as a transformative learning space in the rural African setting Doctoral thesis in Rural Development by
Deborah Duveskog
Abstract & PDF »

 

 
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Published degree projects at the department

2014-04-14 -  All invited
2014-04-03 -  Stenmurens pris

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Page updated: 2014-02-21. Page editor: anni.hoffren@slu.se

Department of Urban and Rural Development, SLU
Ulls väg 28, P.O. Box 7012, SE-750 07 Uppsala, SWEDEN, +46 18 67 10 00, sol@slu.se, Org.Reg.No: 202100-2817