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Mandela Alema, CSIR, Ghana
4 June 2021

GRÓ LRT celebrates the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

GRÓ LRT fellows celebrated the start of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration with a workshop on capacity development needs for ecosystem restoration. In the workshop, the fellows came up with recommendations on how their home institutions can effectively support the goals of the Restoration Decade.
4 June 2021

UN Decade Launch Gala

The Virtual Launch Gala welcoming the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration starts today (4 June) at 13:00 GMT. GRÓ LRT is an official Supporting Partner of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030.
Director Guðni Axelsson addressing the audience
3 June 2021

The 42nd session of the GRÓ GTP

The 42nd session of the GRÓ GTP opened on Tuesday 1st of June.
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.