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See the presenters from the NKJ matchmaking day
See the presenters from the NKJ matchmaking day

See the inspiration talks from the NKJ matchmaking day December 14th 2023! Scroll down for links The matchmaking day was an opportunity to connect to researchers in the same area of interest and to get inspired. The focus at this matchmaking day was living labs and lighthouses, to connect to the main goal of the Mission “A Soil Deal for Europe”: to establish 100 living labs and lighthouses to lead the transition towards healthy soils by 2030. At the matchmaking day we dissected how you as a researcher can utilize living labs and lighthouses. We offered an opportunity to connect with […]

NKJ report on challenges for reindeer husbandry in the Nordic region
NKJ report on challenges for reindeer husbandry in the Nordic region

Recently, NKJ arranged a conference on challenges for reindeer husbandry in the Nordic region. The conclusions from the conference and an overall view of the state of reindeer husbandry in the Nordic countries are now available in a report.   The topic of the 2022 conference was challenges to reindeer husbandry, in particular the impact […]

Recommendations to strengthen the Nordic bioeconomy
Recommendations to strengthen the Nordic bioeconomy

Expanded Nordic cooperation is the key to creating a more resilient bioeconomy, especially in the wake of polycrises. NKJ and SNS can now present a policy brief with recommendations to strengthen and develop the Nordic bioeconomy.   The basis for the recommendations are desktop studies of Nordic initiatives on crises management and resilience, and multiple […]

 

A Nordic cooperating body within agricultural and food research

The Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research (NKJ) is a cooperating body to, and financed by, The Nordic Council of Ministers. The primary objective of NKJ is to strengthen research and innovation systems in the agriculture and food sector in the Nordic countries. A continuous production and supply of knowledge from research is important to realize the sectors opportunities and potential in the future. This will also strengthen the Nordic region’s position as a pioneer in agricultural and food research in accordance with the objectives of the EU’s 2020 strategy.

NKJ operates within  four areas:

  • Policy advise and analysis
  • Creating meeting places
  • Coordination
  • Funding
 

 

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Networking to tackle effects of the climate change

The climate change demands adaption by the agriculture sector. Two workshops has been arranged by a NKJ funded researcher network, NordCrop, about the screening of existing genotypes for resilience that has proved that resilience traits is available in the current breeding material.   The two workshops were open for all stakeholders allowed discussion on future …