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.
27 April 2023

Tuttugu og tveir sérfræðingar útskrifast frá Sjávarútvegsskóla GRÓ

Tuttugu og tveir sérfræðingar frá fjórtán löndum útskrifuðust frá Sjávarútvegsskóla GRÓ í gær. Hópurinn hefur dvalið á Íslandi við nám síðustu sex mánuði og er sá 24. sem lýkur námi við skólann.
25 April 2023

Congratulations Dr. Hang Thi Nguyen

We extend our warm congratulations to GRÓ-FTP fellow and scholarship recipient, Hang Thi Nguyen, who defended her doctoral dissertation on April 18, 2023.