16 May 2023

GEST Final Seminar 2023

The 2023 GRÓ GEST Cohort will present their final assignments in a seminar to be held on Friday 19th May from 8:55 - 16:05 o'clock. Click to view the programme and for the live streaming link.
16 May 2023

GRÓ GEST Fellows Meet the President of Iceland

The 2023 GEST fellows were invited by the President of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, to his official residence yesterday. The President and Eliza Reid, the First Lady, gave the fellows a warm welcome, highlighting the importance of advancing gender equality.
GRÓ LRT fellows with two SCSI specialists: Dr Magnús H. Jóhannsson and Guðný Rut Guðnadóttir
12 May 2023

Visit to SCSI in Gunnarsholt

This week, the GRÓ LRT fellows visited the headquarters of the Soil Conservation Service of Iceland (SCSI) in Gunnarsholt, South Iceland. During the visit, the fellows gained valuable insights into SCSI's work, operations, and the agency's rich history.
4 May 2023

ELD guest lecturer at GRÓ LRT

Dr Richard Thomas, the Scientific Coordinator of the Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative, delivered a two-day course on the economics of land dynamics as part of the six-month training programme at GRÓ LRT this week. In his lectures, Dr Thomas introduced the ELD approach and methodology leading to a cost-benefit analysis of sustainable land management options.
28 April 2023

Field excursion to the southeast of Iceland

The GRÓ LRT fellows went on a three-day excursion to the south and southeast of Iceland this week. The focus of this excursion was on climate change and its effects on ecosystems and societies.
27 April 2023

Congratulations FTP fellows 24th cohort

Yesterday the 24th cohort of GRÓ FTP fellows graduated from the six-month training programme in a ceremony held at the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute -- 22 fellows from 14 countries.