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Dr Luiza Toma

Dr Luiza Toma

Luiza Toma

 0131 535 4394

Scotland’s Rural College
W Mains Rd


Luiza is an applied economist based at SRUC and specialises in agri-environmental economics. Her main research interests are behavioural economics applied to food waste and recylcing, land and water use, climate change, consumption of higher welfare and healthy food products, uptake of animal disease control technologies; economic modelling of the linkages between trade, animal health and welfare, and the environment; and analysis of environmental efficiency of knowledge and innovation transfer.

Leading Ideas

  • Food & Drink Innovation
  • Food Waste
  • Scottish Primary Production

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 3: Food, Health and Wellbeing
  • 3.1 - Improving Primary Produce
  • 3.1.4 Preventing food waste
  • 3.3 - Food Security
  • 3.3.1 Food trade and consumption