Director Sjöfn and Professor Ása at NUL Roma Campus  with NUL faculty members, GRÓ LRT alumni, and  Ambassador Maope.
3 February 2023

GRÓ LRT visit to Lesotho

Last week, Dr Sjöfn Vilhelmsdóttir, Director of GRÓ LRT, and Dr Ása L Aradóttir, Professor at the Agricultural University of Iceland (AUI) and key lecturer with GRÓ LRT, visited Lesotho. The main purpose of the visit was to meet with representatives of ministries, government agencies, and organisations working in the field of ecosystem restoration and sustainable land management; to interview candidates for the GRÓ LRT annual six-month training in Iceland; and to visit the National University of Lesotho.
20 December 2022

Season's Greetings from GRÓ LRT

GRÓ LRT sends you its best wishes for this festive season and wishes you a Happy New Year.
15 December 2022

New Restoration Ecology Master's programme at AUI

New MSc programme in Restoration Ecology will be launched at the Agricultural University of Iceland (AUI) in the fall of 2023. The programme is offered within the Faculty of Environmental and Forest Sciences like the Postgraduate Diploma that successful fellows receive after attending GRÓ LRT six-month training programme.
22 November 2022

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.
17 November 2022

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.
3 November 2022

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.