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. 
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.
12 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.
GRÓ LRT fellows with Nína Björk Jónsdóttir, GRÓ Director General and Sjöfn Vilhelmsdóttir, GRÓ LRT Director.
15 September 2022

Congratulations to the GRÓ LRT fellows of 2022

Fellows of the 15th cohort of the GRÓ Land Restoration Training Programme graduated from the six-month training in a ceremony, held on 14 September at the Keldnaholt campus of the Agricultural University of Iceland.
12 September 2022

GRÓ LRT fellows wrapping up

The GRÓ LRT fellows submitted their individual project reports over the weekend and the final scheduled programme activity in this year’s six-month training was today: the so-called evaluation day.
The President and the fellows with Bessastaðir wetland restoration site in the background
8 September 2022

GRÓ LRT visit to 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 morning.
Dul Baatar from ALAMGC in Mongolia
7 September 2022

GRÓ LRT fellows present project results

As this year’s six-month programme draws to an end, 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.