Category: Forest

Nordic Ministers Focused on Green Transition at Meeting in Iceland

While Scandinavia and Finland could enjoy summer temperatures and a bright sun shining from a blue sky, Iceland invited to a ministers meeting accompanied by rain and a chilly wind. But the agricultural ministers were given a warm welcome to...

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NordGen’s Executive Director Wins Prize as Best Company Leader

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...

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Time to sign up for NordGen Forest’s annual conference

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...

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New FAO-report: Step up the work with preventing loss of biodiversity for food and agriculture!

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....

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FAO-meeting in Rome: NordGen argue that native breeds must be eaten in order to be saved


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...

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Don’t Forget to Apply for the NordGen Forest/SNS Scholarship

Mateusz Liziniewicz, contributed to better collaboration between Nordic and Baltic researchers working with forest plant breeding, after being granted the NordGen/SNS scholarship.

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Now you can apply for NordGen Forest’s scholarships

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...

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Seedlings produced with expert skills and technical know-how

NordGen Forest work in close cooperation with its Forest Regeneration Council. In the council we can find representatives from academia, government authorities and private companies. They all aim at promoting the Nordic cooperation and creating strong, resilient and genetically diverse forests...

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NordGen Forest Conference Focuses on Future Needs

If you see a shadowlike figure lurking about the trees in a seed orchard you are not (necessarily) to worry. The figure might be working with increasing the seed yield. This was one of many interesting pieces of information given...

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New Danish project studies forest adaptation to climate change

After the warm and dry summer in the Scandinavian countries, the concern for the effects of climate change has risen among the general public. But within forestry, where planning has to look 60-100 years head, the issue of climate change...

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