• French (Fr)
  • English (United Kingdom)
You are here:
home » Partners » SLU (Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet)

Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences- Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences (SLU)

SLU is a university with vast experience of research and education within the fields of agriculture, horticulture, forestry, veterinary medicine and landscaping. SLU’ s mission is to develop the understanding and sustainable use of biological natural resources through research and education. The Department of Energy and Technology has long experience of research and assessment projects concerning agricultural systems, including resources originating from agriculture, such as food and bioenergy. One speciality is organic waste management systems, the effects of these systems on environment and their resource efficiency, function, robustness and acceptability. Since 1994 SLU has led several national and inter-Nordic research projects on composting, aimed at improving the sustainability of composting. SLU has experience from working in several projects in Africa, including ongoing projects in West Africa, on sanitation, waste management and food chain logistics. SLU have, in cooperation with partners, developed the software assessment package ORWARE, which is based on LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) methodology. During 1998-2001 ORWARE is being used in a project funded by the Swedish Energy Board named as "STEM - Energy from waste".


Main role in the project

SLU will participate in the identification of the main barriers for the implementation of sustainable management systems on solid waste. They will have a strong role in WP3, where they will provide their experience in organic waste management systems in order to identify best practices, technological and non technological requirements. They will elaborate a guide for selection of adapted ISWM systems and for their implementation. Furthermore, SLU will collaborate in the development of policy guidelines and recommendations under IWWA. SLU will evaluate the future environmental scenario of SWM in the target countries considering the measures proposed in the course of the project. SLU will write an article jointly with OEKO regarding the main barriers and obstacles for the implementation of ISWM systems.



Dr. Cecilia SUNDBERG



This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


+46 18 67 18 11


+46 18 67 35 29

Web address


Arrheniusplan 6 P.O. Box 7086

SE-750 07, Uppsala.




The IWWA Final meeting will take place on 14th-15th of May, 2012 in Accra, Ghana. More details will be available soon.


Support by


Updates on IWWA

Subscribe to receive RSS feeds when new content is added to IWWA Website