Category: Forest

This is NordGen’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

NordGen is following the outbreak of COVID-19 carefully and has taken measures to limit the risk of spreading the infection. Part of our work is now done remotely and external meetings will be replaced with online meetings. Apart from that,...

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Register for the Coming Thematic Day on Future Trees in Uppsala

What do we need from the future tree? Are you interested in which raw materials we need to produce and how we will tackle climate change and genetic diversity? Then you should register for NordGen Forest’s thematic day in Uppsala,...

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NordGen Wishes Happy Holidays!

33 000 seed samples rest safely in our freezers. Now, the NordGen staff takes the opportunity to also have some well deserved rest during the holidays. This means that we, from the 20th of December until the 7th of January,...

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Apply for the NordGen/SNS Forest Scholarship to develop your skills!

Are you working or studying within forestry? Do you have an idea for a workshop, or do you need funding for participating in a seminar? Perhaps you would like to visit a colleague to learn more about your field of...

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Lecture hall with people sitting around round tables listening at Lise Lykke Steffensen opening the NordGen Forest Conference 2019.

Invasive Pests and Diseases theme at NordGen Forest Conference

Outside the conference room, steam is rising from the hot springs in the barren landscape. The forest might seem distant but in this room it’s central. The discussions and lectures are all about the future forests. At NordGen Forest’s conference...

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Invasive Pests and Diseases theme at NordGen Forest Conference

Outside the conference room, steam is rising from the hot springs in the barren landscape. The forest might seem distant but in this room it’s central. The discussions and lectures are all about the future forests. At NordGen Forest’s conference...

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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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