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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: 30.04.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

Each year, NordGen Forest Arranges a popular conference, attracting foresters from all of the Nordic countries. This year, the conference will be arranged in the south of Iceland, in Hveragerði. The conference is arranged on the 17th-18th of September and will this year focus on early detection and mitigation of invasive…

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: 12.02.2019 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

Now it’s time to apply for the NordGen Forest scholarship which is granted in cooperation with Nordic Forest Research, SNS. We need your application no later than this Friday, February 15. By applying, you have the chance to finance a study visit or field work for your research, participate in…

Date: 13.12.2018 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

When Johanna Carlsson recieved a scholarship from NordGen and SNS she went to Germany and learnt more about forest plant propagation with alternative methods. Now, you have the chance to do something similar. Apply for a forest scholarship before the 15th of February.   Usually, a tree starts growing after a…