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1 October 2021

Building Trust for Sustainable Peace: Conference

GRÓ GEST joins Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre in hosting its annual conference on peace, this year in cooperation with the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs and The Institute for Sustainability Studies. The conference takes place on Friday, 8 October from 12 pm to 4.30 pm at Veröld - The House of Vigdís at the University of Iceland. See programme here: https://ams.overcastcdn.com/documents/The_Imagine_Forum_programme.pdf
GRÓ LRT fellows of 2021 on graduation day. Photo: Dúi J. Landmark.
29 September 2021

Congratulations to the GRÓ LRT fellows of 2021

GRÓ Land Restoration Training Programme graduated 17 fellows in a ceremony at the Keldnaholt campus of the Agricultural University of Iceland, held on 27 September. This year’s graduating cohort came from eight countries in Africa and Central Asia: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Malawi, Mongolia, Tajikistan and Uganda.
GRÓ LRT fellows of 2021. Photo: Dúi J. Landmark.
24 September 2021

GRÓ LRT fellows wrapping up

The GRÓ LRT fellows have been finalizing their individual projects this week and yesterday they submitted their project reports.
GRÓ LRT fellows with the President in Bessastaðastofa
23 September 2021

GRÓ LRT fellows visit the President of Iceland

The GRÓ LRT fellows had the honour of visiting the President of Iceland, Mr. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, at Bessastaðir, the presidential residence, this week.
Paulean Kadammanja from the Ministry of Agriculture, Malawi
17 September 2021

Fellows present their project results

This week the GRÓ LRT fellows presented the results of their final projects in an open seminar at Keldnaholt campus of the Agricultural University of Iceland. The fellows have been working on their projects over the last months under the supervision of specialists from institutes and organizations in Iceland.
15 September 2021

MSc presentation by Patrick Muanza Kant

Patrick presents his MSc project in Geology.