Head of Department
Handles matters that concern the entire department, like budget, activity planning, follow-up and legal issues.
Responsible for the Board's work on fisheries and aquaculture. Handles compensation for combating contagious livestock diseases. Also handles matters related to land purchase, property and hunting in northern Sweden.
Rural Analysis Unit
Does evaluations and monitoring of the Rural Development Programme. Does regional development policies and analysis on rural issues. The division is also responsible for new development and management of the Board's data warehouse (DAWA) and coordinates the department's statistics.
Rural Development Unit
Responsible for enterprise and project support within the Rural Development Programme, and handles national project support. Also tasked with implementing Leader in all of Sweden, with reinforcing rural competitiveness, and with special measures for food and equine enterprises.
Agri-Environmental Support Unit
Responsible for the Board´s work on environmental support, LFA support, non-productive investments, and certain measures aimed at agriculture in northern Sweden. Also handles environmental support for endangered livestock breeds.
Coordinates the Rural Development Programme. The Division has a secretariat for the monitoring committee of the Rural Development Programme, as well as for the national rural development network.