From left: Deputy Director (GRÓ-FTP) Mary Frances Davidson, Ambassador Armstrong Changsan, Director (MFRI) Þorsteinn Siguðsson. Photo: Svanhildur Egilsdóttir
5 May 2021

GRÓ-FTP and the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute welcome Indian Ambassador

The GRÓ-FTP and the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute (MFRI) welcome Indian Ambassador for a visit on May 4, 2021.
Atli Viðar Thorstensen, Director of International Department at the Icelandic Red Cross & Sjöfn Vilhelmsdóttir, Director of GRÓ LRT
30 April 2021

GRÓ LRT and the Icelandic Red Cross sign a Memorandum of Understanding

This morning, GRÓ LRT and the Icelandic Red Cross signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic collaboration between the two parties. The MOU expresses an interest in sharing of expertise, capacity training and collaborating in development projects focusing on land restoration and environmental sustainability.
28 April 2021

GRÓ Director visits GRÓ LRT

Today we welcomed Mr Friðrik Jónsson, the Director of GRÓ International Centre for Capacity Development, to Keldnaholt campus. In his visit he met with the 2021 cohort of GRÓ LRT fellows and learned about the activities ahead in the six-month training programme. He also met with GRÓ LRT staff and Academic Committee, and the Rector of the Agricultural University of Iceland.
Stella and Yeshiwas, while fellows in GEST's diploma programme
28 April 2021

GRÓ GEST Welcomes Two New Ph.D. Fellows!

Two GRÓ GEST alumni, Stella Tereka and Yeshiwas Degu Belay, have commenced their Ph.D. studies at the University of Iceland on full GRÓ GEST scholarships.
27 April 2021

#MeToo: Survivor Voices and Stories

In the fifth event in RIKK and GEST’s conversation series Rochelle McFee and Pamela Runestad will discuss survivor voices and stories. Rochelle McFee is a Doctoral Candidate in Ethnic Studies at the University of California San Diego, USA. One of her main research interests is sexual violence against queer women in Jamaica. Pamela Runestad is a medical anthropologist and an Assistant Professor of Global Health at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, USA.
21 April 2021

GTP conducts its first Online Course on Geothermal Energy

The course was aimed at decision makers in our cooperation countries in an effort to increase their interests in developing their geothermal resources and present to them all the possibilities geothermal energy has to offer.