Theme 4 is interdisciplinary and covers all cross-cutting issues in the AgriFoSe 2030 programme: sustainable intensification of agriculture, the central role of women and young people in agriculture, and access to markets and value chains.
Theme leader Elisabeth Rajala is a veterinarian working mainly within the field of infectious livestock diseases, food safety/security, and antimicrobial resistance. She works at SLU Global and at the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health.
The Assistant Theme leader is Associate Professor Sofia Boqvist. She is the external collaboration specialist in food safety and risk analysis at SLU. In addition, she is head of the microbiological subjects at the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health.