Department for Rural Development
Department for Rural Development Head: Niclas PurfürstEmail: email@example.com
SecretariatHandles matters that concern the entire department, like budget, activity planning, follow-up and legal issues.
Farm Enterprise and Rural Development Division Head: Annett KjellbergEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Environmental and Regional Aid Division Head: Anna BlomquistEmail: email@example.com 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.
National Measures DivisionHead: Agneta BengtssonEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Handles compensation for combating contagious livestock diseases and also handles matters related to land purchase, property and hunting in northern Sweden, food industry support, and support to sugar producers for diversification and transition.
Coordination Division Head: Andreas MattissonEmail: email@example.com Coordinates cases, evaluations and follow-ups within the Rural Development Programme. Other tasks include regional development policies and analyses of rural issues. The Division has a secretariat for the monitoring committee of the Rural Development Programme, as well as for the national rural development network.