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Date: 29.05.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Farm Animals, Forest, Plants

During a great award dinner last night, Lise Lykke Steffensen was appointed “Company Leader of the year” by the Danish Project Management Organization Dansk Projektledelse. Lise Lykke Steffensen started working as Executive Director at NordGen in 2016. Since then, she has embarked a journey aiming to modernize and streamline the enormous…

Date: 22.02.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Farm Animals, Forest, Plants

Today, the FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture presented a new report called “The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture”. Part of the report make somber reading but there are also many positive trends. The report underlines the importance of us now taking action…

Date: 20.02.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Farm Animals, Forest, Plants

In the enormous building in Rome containing the FAO headquarters, representatives from almost every country in the world are gathered this week to discuss international cooperation on genetic resources. NordGen participates in the meeting and also arranged a side event focusing on how to save threatened traditional breeds. It’s been…

Date: 30.11.2018 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Farm Animals

People working with dogs, pigs, chicken, cattle and horses from all the Nordic countries as well as Estonia, Latvia, Germany and Switzerland gathered this Friday in Espoo, Finland, to learn more about genomic selection in small populations. The NordGen workshop was preceded by a field trip to Ahlmans Vocational College,…

Date: 19.10.2018 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Farm Animals
Icelandic Cattle

Now the program for NordGen Farm Animal’s workshop in Espoo, Finland is finalised. Don’t miss out on the opportunity of learning more about sustainable breeding in small populations by the best Nordic researchers in this field. The workshop, arranged on the 30th of November, is free of charge and comes…

Date: 24.09.2018 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Farm Animals
Icelandic Cattle

Are you interested in animal genetic resources? Do you want to know more about how breeding of small populations is done in the best possible way? Register for NordGen Farm Animal’s workshop on genomic selection, held in Espoo, Finland, on November 30, 2018! The workshop has the title: What, how and…