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Jennie Barron - new Professor in agricultural water management

Published: 14 March 2018

Jennie Barron is a new Professor of agriculture water management at the Department of Soil and Environment at SLU. With her research she wants to contribute to more resilient and climate-friendly water management in cultivated landscapes.

Jennie Barron's research is about water management in agriculture. She is particularly interested in developing and transforming agricultural landscapes and ecosystems, water and land use and capacity building, both in Sweden and internationally.

In her research, she uses both empirical practices and data modeling, often in collaboration with other research disciplines as well as with farmers and decision makers. She has extensive collaborations with international organizations.

– With my research, I want to contribute to more resilient and climate-friendly water management in cultivated landscapes. If agriculture manages water more efficiently and sustainably, more people can access clean water, says Jennie.

Read more about Professor Jennie Barron here (in Swedish).

Professor Jennie Barron describes her research at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala.

This year's six new Professors at SLU Uppsala will hold their installation lectures on Friday 23 March.

More information about the Professors and their lectures can be found here (in Swedish)


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