The Department of Food and Resource Economics carries out basic, applied and business-oriented social science and humanities research in a multidisciplinary setting, embracing economics, law, sociology, political science, development studies and bioethics.
IFRO is the only university department in Denmark specialising in food and natural resource economics.
The main target fields of the department are:
- the natural environment and resources
- food production, markets and agricultural policy
- global development
- food consumption, nutrition and health
IFRO's research is divided into four cross-disciplinary and cross-sectional sections covering a wide range of subjects: