Land Restoration Training Programme

under the auspices of UNESCO

Six-Month Training Programme

Short Courses



New book on building global sustainability with contributions from two GRÓ LRT fellows

Two former GRÓ LRT fellows write a chapter in the book Building global sustainability through local self-reliance: Lessons from landcare, which was published in August.

GRÓ LRT at the Central Asian Rangelands Conference

GRÓ LRT was well represented at the international conference Central Asian Rangelands: Global Challenges and Global Opportunities, which was held 15-16 November 2022 at Samarkand State University in Uzbekistan.

PhD defence by Sumjidmaa Sainnemekh

On November 10th Sumjidmaa Sainnemekh will defend her PhD dissertation in the field of environmental sciences at the Faculty of Environmental and Forest Sciences of the Agricultural University of Iceland. Her thesis is titled Patterns and drivers of rangeland degradation in Mongolia. 
Ms Gertrude Kambauwa, Director of the Department of Land Resources Conservation, at the Ministry of Agriculture, and Ms Halldóra Traustadóttir, GRÓ LRT´s Operations Manager, in Lilongwe, October 2022.

GRÓ LRT visit to partners in Uganda and Malawi

Halldóra Traustadóttir, Operations Manager of GRÓ LRT, travelled to Uganda and Malawi, at the end of September and beginning of October, to visit GRÓ LRT’s partner institutions in the two countries. The purpose of the visits was to meet the directors of partner institutions and interview potential candidates for GRÓ LRT Fellowship to attend the annual six-month training in Iceland.
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UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Ecosystems support all life on Earth. The healthier our ecosystems are, the healthier the planet - and its people. The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration aims to prevent, halt and reverse the degradation of ecosystems on every continent and in every ocean. It can help to end poverty, combat climate change and prevent a mass extinction. GRÓ LRT is an official Supporting Partner of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. 

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