NordGen ten years

SNS had the great honor to participate in the ten year anniversary of NordGen – a celebration of the importance of the conservation and sustainable use of Nordic genetic resources.


Two women at table with promotion material. Photo.

Mimmi Blomquist, secretary, and Johanna Witzell, researcher in a SNS network, represented and presented SNS and our activities.

Two women talking at exhibition. Photo.

Johanna Witzell, SNS researcher at SLU in Sweden, and Kersti Backebø Fjellstad in conversation.

Table with plats and bowls filled with carrots. Photo.

Which carrot tastes best?

8 people at an exhibition posing for photo. Photo.

Some of NordGens best gathered.

People mingeling at exhibition. Photo.

150 people participated in the celebrations. A lot of conversations were held, guided tours in NordGen’s seed lab were made and talks were heard.

People standing at table with plants and potatoes on it. Photo.

Peas and potatoes from the Nordics presented.


People standing next to table with cakes and scandinavian flags on it. Photo.

The guests were offered a stunning lunch buffet with ingredients from NordGen’s seed store. In the afternoon a big table were covered with cakes from all the Nordic countries.

Three people talking at exhibition. Photo.

There was an interest in Nordic animals.

People at exhibition table looking at promotion material. Photo.

NordGen Forest competition: recognize different parts of ten tree species.

Do you know someone interested?

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