Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet

About Epok

SLU Centre for Organic Food and Farming, Epok at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) works with collaboration, coordination and information on organic agriculture research in a Swedish, Nordic and international perspective. Epok is a resource for the entire SLU for communications with the outside world and to coordinate and initiate research and education.

Epok:s field of activity – organic farming – includes the whole food system from production to consumption.

Epok works with researchers, advisors, farmers, policy makers, industry, consumers organisations and students. Epok functions as a hub for dissemination and communication.

Our assignments:

  • Supply knowledge to target groups throughout the whole food system and to interest groups, authorities and decision makers.
  • Stimulate dialogue and build networks to increase interdisciplinarity, collaboration and relevance in science.
  • Support increased sustainability in organic production and at the same time contribute to increased sustainability in all agricultural systems.
  • Teach about organic farming and organic food and form a knowledge resource for students and teachers at different schools and universities.

E-mail: epok@slu.se

Published: 24 August 2020 - Page editor: karin.ullven@slu.se
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