My research is focused on sustainable food systems and land use. Mainly I am interested in questions concerned with the competition for arable land between livestock feed production and plant based food production, and if/when/how animal based food can contribute to food system sustainability.
Karlsson, J.O. (2022). Livestock as resource users and landscape managers - A food systems perspective. Acta Universitatis Agriculturae Sueciae, 2022:19, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala.
Karlsson, J.O., Röös, E. (2019). Resource-efficient use of land and animals—Environmental impacts of food systems based on organic cropping and avoided food-feed competition. Land Use Policy 85, 63-72.
Karlsson, J. O., Carlsson, G., Lindberg, M., Sjunnestrand, T., & Röös, E. (2018). Designing a future food vision for the Nordics through a participatory modeling approach. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 38(6), 59.
Karlsson, J., Röös, E., Sjunnestrand, T., Pira, K., Larsson, M., Andersen, B.H., Sørensen, J., Veistola, T., Rantakokko, J., Manninen, S., Brubæk, S. (2017). Future Nordic Diets : Exploring ways for sustainably feeding the Nordics. Nordisk Ministerråd.