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OPEN CALL on sustainability with children/young as target groups
OPEN CALL on sustainability with children/young as target groups

This open call is an opportunity to strengthen networking at a strategic level among central Nordic institutions. We want to gather the forces in the Nordic food culture movement with a focus on children and young people!     Collaborations and projects that meet the goals and criteria are welcome to apply, however, there is […]

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Tips and tricks from the professionals

Tips and tricks from the professionals

Tips and tricks from the professionals

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Wild boar in the Nordic countries

New report gives overview of the very different situations

 

A Nordic cooperating body within agricultural and food research

The primary objective of the Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research (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
  • A meeting place
  • Coordination
  • Funding
 

 

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News

Bridge builders network spread knowledge on international conference

The NKJ network Bridge builders participated in the 12th International Conference on Culinary Arts and Sciences (ICCAS 2022) was held in Lyon, France, on June 1st-3rd. Text: Sari Ranta, coordinator Bridge builders   Bridge builders presented their activities at the ICCAS 2022 in order to discuss how a multidisciplinary approach can contribute with new knowledge …

New Nordic Food: OPEN CALL on sustainability with children/young as target groups

This open call is an opportunity to strengthen networking at a strategic level among central Nordic institutions. We want to gather the forces in the Nordic food culture movement with a focus on children and young people!     Collaborations and projects that meet the goals and criteria are welcome to apply, however, there is …

Missions and activities

The NKJ secretariat runs projects that have been pointed out as highly relevant by the Nordic Council of Ministers. The strategic projects are based on sound research results and aim to bring light on current issues that are relevant to the Nordic Council of Ministers, other decision-making bodies and society at large. 

 

Resilience

Report: Resilience in blue and green sectors

New Nordic food

Wildboar in the Nordic region

Report “Vildsvin i de nordiska länderna”

BioEquality

Literature overview: Redefining digital bioeconomy – Reviewing how the digital transformation affects gender inequalities in the Nordic bioeconomy

Nordic Testbed Network

Policy brief: biomassa

Sustainable use of biomass for heating and transport fuel
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Cloudy sky and dry branches with blu text "Det nordiska jordbruket". Illustration.Rapport: Extremväder

 

Close up carrot in soil and green text "Markens potential". Illustration.Rapport: Kol i mark

 

 

Tree in silhouette, dark blue background. Illustration.Bioeconomy and digitalization – seminar

 

Child in winterclothing in snowy landscape, Blue text "Reindeer husbandry in Sapmi". Illustration.Reindeer husbandry in Sápmi 

 

 

 

NKJ funded projects

Ongoing NKJ projects and networks

Reindeer husbandry

Project manager

Project period

TARANDUS Anna Omazic 2020-2022
Supplementary feeding of reindeer Anna Skarin 2020-2022
Road salting and reindeer/vehicle-salting Gabriela Wagner 2020-2022

Plant health, soil health and self-sufficiency

Project manager

Project period

Sustain Nordic soil health Reidun Pommeresche 2020-2022
NordFrost Mervi Honkatukia 2020-2022
N’TOP-net Benedicte Riber Albrectsen 2020-2022

Plant health & alt protein sources

Project manager

Project period

Arctic Pea Network Karolina Aloisi
Ulrika Carlson-Nilsson
2020-2022
Nordic Apple Network Larisa Gustavson 2020-2022
Nordic Grain Thies Marten Heick 2020-2022
Bridge Builders Teija Rautiainen 2020-2022

Agriculture and climate

Project manager

Project period

Resilient Northern Crops Network (NordCrop) Carl-Otto Ottosen 2020-2021
Nordic Crop Wild Relatives – conservation for a more resilient Nordic agriculture Anna Palmé 2020-2021
Cultured Meat – Nordic Take Jette Feveile 2020-2021
Arctic Oats Hrannar Smári Hilmarsson 2020-2021
Exploring pathways to protect soil carbon stocks in agroecosystems Ji Chen 2020-2021
Diversification of the Nordic protein sources Anne Pihlanto 2020-2021

 

One Health

Project manager

Project period

Nordic Network for sustainable pig production with low antibiotic use and human health impacts Karl Pedersen, karl.pedersen@sva.se 2020-2021
NordCAW – Nordic Network for Communicating Animal Welfare Margareta Steen, margareta.steen@slu.se 2020-2021
“I’m hearing you but I’m not listening!” Improving communication in the veterinary and medical advisory context towards engagement in reduced antimicrobial use (AMU) Clare Phythian, 
clare.phythian@nmbu.no
2020-2021
One Welfare/One health – how animal welfare is interconnected to human wellbeing and environment Margareta Steen, margareta.steen@slu.se 2020-2021
Nordic vets against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) Annamari Heikinheimo, annamari.heikinheimo@helsinki.fi 2020-2021
Healthy udders with low or no use of antibiotics Päivi Rajala-Schultz, paivi.rajala-schultz@helsinki.fi 2020-2021

 


CLOSED projects and networks

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