Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in a Changing Climate

Time and place


Lillehammer 27.01.2014 to 29.01.2014

Contact person


+47 9778 0903

The main aims of the conference are to:

  • contribute to an understanding of climate change and its predicted impact on agriculture and forestry
  • increase our understanding of adaptive genetic diversity and adaptation
  • assess how genetic resources for food and agriculture are affected by the changing climate
  • discuss the consequences that climate change challenges bring upon the sustainable utilization of plant, animal and forest genetic resources
  • present the scientific knowledge accumulated by the four networks of the program

The conference aims at bringing together participants from all areas relevant to genetic resources for food and agriculture in a changing climate. The conference will focus on the scientific frontiers in this area as well as create a possibility for discussions from the political point of view.

The conference is arranged by four networks financed by NordForsk and the Nordic Council of Ministers under the Program Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation in Nordic Primary Industries, and NordGen Forest. The four networks are:

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