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Course participants at Zeyisie Elgo Kebele during a field visit session. Photo: Arba Minch University
5 May 2022

Short course in Ethiopia

GRÓ LRT is delighted to announce the successful implementation of a 5-day training course organized in partnership with the Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative and Arba Minch University on Integrated approaches for land restoration through sustainable land management in Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
The award was presented by Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, to Þórdís Kolbrún Gylfadóttir Reykfjörð, Iceland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, during a ceremony in New York.
2 May 2022

Iceland Awarded a Gold Certification under the UNDP Gender Equality Seal Programme

Iceland was the first donor country to be awarded a gold certification for its transformative gender equality efforts under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Gender Equality Seal Programme.
Dr Gerald Eilu with GRÓ LRT fellows in a group work session
29 April 2022

Guest lecturer from Makerere University

Dr Gerald Eilu, Associate Professor in the Department of Forestry, Biodiversity and Tourism at Makerere University in Uganda, was the second international guest lecturer at the GRÓ LRT six-month training programme this week. Prof. Eilu gave a full-day lecture on biodiversity and its importance for human societies, addressing the issue in the context of ecosystem services, international frameworks and strategies for biodiversity conservation.
28 April 2022

Thesis seminar of MSc and PhD Fellows

A presentation seminar of the GRÓ GTP MSc Fellows graduating this year will be held at GTP, Urðarhvarf 8, 203 Kópavogur on Monday May 2 from 13:00-15:30.
Dr Richard Thomas with the GRÓ LRT fellows of 2022
28 April 2022

Guest lecturer from the ELD Initiative

This week Dr Richard Thomas, the Scientific Coordinator of the Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative, gave two-day course on the economics of land dynamics in GRÓ LRT six-month training programme. This was the fifth time that Dr Thomas contributed to the GRÓ LRT Programme as a guest lecturer.
Director Gudni Axelsson opening the Six Month Training of 2022
26 April 2022

The 44th session of the GRÓ GTP

The 44th session of the GRÓ GTP opened on Tuesday 26th of April.