The equine sector in Norway and Sweden: impact on land use, economy and the community

Last changed: 29 January 2020

Anders Larsson and Hanna Elgåker

Corporation with: Bjørn Egil Flø, NIBIO).
Partners: NIBIO, SLU
Financier: Stiftelsen hästforskning
Time period: 2019-2021

This project will study the social, cultural and economic impact of the equine sector on local development. Furthermore, it will study the land and resource use of the equine sector and how it co-exist and collaborate with other sector and other land use locally. The project will provide the equine sector tools they can use to communicate their impact on the local community, as well as ways to collaborate with actors and sectors with potentially conflicting interests, with the aim to minimize conflict and maximize synergies.