ReiGN in Russia

The overall aim of the ongoing Nordic Center of Excellence project ReiGN (Reindeer husbandry in a Globalizing North – resilience, adaptations and pathways for actions) is to understand how climate change and other processes in the Arctic will affect reindeer husbandry in Fennoscandia and how reindeer husbandry can adapt to these drivers. In this joint Norwegian — Russian proposal, ReiGN initiates to expand its scope eastward into selected Russia reindeer husbandry regions.

Nordic partners:

  • Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB)
  • Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU)
  • Umeå University
  • The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA)
  • University of Helsinki
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Russian partners:

  • Institute of Ecology and Evolution, RAS
  • Russian Research Institute of Farm Animal Genetics and Breeding
  • Scientific Research Institute of Agriculture and Ecology of Arctic
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Prosjektleder

Øystein Holand, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB)