Picea abies in Trysil, Norway - Credit: M.M. Tollefsrud/NIBIO

National coordinator

Tor Myking
Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research
Pb 115
N-1431 As, Norway

Quick Info

Letter of Agreement signed on 30 Jan 2015

Member since 1994


  • Kjersti Bakkebø Fjellstad, Norwegian Genetic Resource Centre
  • Arne Steffenrem, Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute
  • Mari Mette Tollefsrud, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research
  • in situ genetic conservation unit
    ex situ genetic conservation unit
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    Focal point

    Kjersti Bakkebø Fjellstad
    Norwegian Genetic Resource Centre

    The European Information System on Forest Genetic Resources (EUFGIS) provides geo-referenced and harmonized data on genetic conservation units of forest trees in Europe.

    News from the country

    Open access and patents for tree breeding methods in possible conflict
    While the world frets about feeding 10 billion people by 2050, the need for much more wood for industry gets far less attention. And yet, by one...
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    Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Credit: Anna Rehnberg
    First seeds of forest trees deposited at Svalbard
    Last week, the first seed lots of forest trees (Norway spruce and Scots pine) were officially deposited in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault by Danish,...
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    New report on access and rights to forest genetic resources
    The Fridtjof Nansen Institute in Norway published recently a new report titled as “Seeking Appropriate Legislation Regulating Access and Exclusive...
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    Country report for the FAO First State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources


    EUFORGEN publications