Research on reindeer husbandry – international cooperation

A broad spectrum of research topics is related to reindeer herding and the Sámi culture. From working conditions, viruses and diseases, racism, climate change, land-use effects to predator losses and many others. Several research questions are similar across the whole region occupied by reindeer, and international cooperation is therefore well…

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Snapshots from Nordic reindeer research

More about reindeers: Reindeer research in the Nordic countries Reindeer herding in Fennoscandia – same, same but different Research on reindeer husbandry – international cooperation   Reindeer husbandry planning (Sweden) Per Sandström at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Umeå has been involved in reindeer husbandry planning (Renbruksplaner)…

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PROFOR will create a common story for the Nordic forests

– Speaking with “one voice” is important if we are to make an impact on policy development as well as funding opportunities in the European context. Text: Mats Hannerz   Mika Mustonen is coordinator of the SNS-funded network Promoting sustainable forestry in a growing bioeconomy for Europe (PROFOR). He is…

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Workshop on sustainable forest landscapes POSTPONED

The SNS network N2020-06 Advancing the dialogue on pathways towards sustainable development for forest landscapes: research, monitoring and governance postpones the workshop in Riga until 24-28 May 2021. All info is found here Goal: Engage stakeholders and bring them together around the following: • Dialogue on which governance structures, collaborations,…

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