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Pine and Broadleaved Trees in Focus When NordGen Arranged a Forest Thematic Day in Norway

About 60 persons participated during the thematic day in Ås, Norway.

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40 years of Nordic collaboration on farm animals marked with conference

What’s the status of the Nordic farm animal breeds compared to those in other European countries? Does grazing animals always promote biodiversity – and why are the Icelandic breeds often less vulnerable than other native breeds in the Nordic? The...

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Four PPP Projects Recently Granted – Enabling Progress in Spring Wheat, Oats, Potatoes and Berries

The granted collaborative projects for the sixth round of PPP-funding will generate important knowledge that will benefit Nordic agriculture.

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Now You Can Apply for the Forest Scholarship From NordGen and SNS – Read About Three Examples From 2023

Are you a student, researcher or practitioner in forest breeding, seed or plant production or forest regeneration in the Nordic region? Then you can apply for the annual forest scholarship. Some of this year’s scholarship holders used the grants to...

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NordGen helps the Ukrainian national genebank to secure their invaluable seed collections from the war

Ukraine is often called the world’s breadbasket. Unfortunately, the Russian shelling of Kharkiv poses great risks not only for the people living there, but also for the national genebank’s seed collection – which is crucial for adapting the world’s food...

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Updated Nordic approach on access and rights to genetic resources presented at FAO in Rome

NordGen participated in the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture this week. The meeting took place at FAO's head quarter in Rome.

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The Importance of Wild Plant Species for Food Security in Focus During Workshop – Actions Are Needed to Conserve the Crop Wild Relatives

The presentations included topics as the impact of climate change on crop wild relatives and successful examples from plant breeders.

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