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    • The Nordic genebank and knowledge center for genetic resources.

      We safeguard the Nordic genetic resources and facilitate the sustainable use for agriculture, horticulture and forestry, for current and future generations.

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    • New report on the status of equine breeds in the Nordics

      What is the status, challenges and opportunities related to the horse breeds across the Nordic countries? The report "Equines in the Nordics" is the first collective effort to document and evaluate the Nordic equine sector.

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    • Svalbard Global Seed Vault

      NordGen is responsible for the contact with genebanks worldwide interested in depositing duplicates of their seed collections to Svalbard Global Seed Vault. We also handle all the seeds that are sent here for safekeeping.

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Possible future CWR reserves? Inventories in Denmark and Åland show areas rich in valuable genetic resources

According to two recent inventory reports, several areas in Åland and Denmark would be suitable as CWR genetic reserves.

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| Farm animals

NordGen releases detailed report on the status of equine breeds in the Nordic countries

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| Plants, Farm animals, Forest

NordGen’s role for resilience raised at Nordic ministers meeting

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Potential for versatile crop – NordGen’s investment in flax continues as over 400 varieties are sown

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Our projects

NordGen participate in several different projects focusing on genetic resources in the Nordic region. Our project partners can be found throughout the Nordics and Baltics but also in the rest of the world.

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