Training of Arctic indigenous youth for Arctic Biodiversity Change

The objective of this project is to increase awareness and capacity of Sámi youth of the natural and cultural values of biodiversity in the Arctic. The Sámi youth from Finland, Sweden and Norway will be trained in biodiversity conservation and methods for monitoring and collecting data on biodiversity.

Partners: Mike Aronmekki; Anders Oskal; Janne Nakkeljavri; Kathrine Johnsen;
Oddbjorg Heatta; Ola Bergdahl;
Inger Marie G Eira; Mikhail Pogogaev.

The project will have subsequent consultation with Anna Degteva, the new Executive Secretary of the Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples' Secretariat.

Applicant: Svein D Mathiesen, University of Arctic Institute of Circumpolar Reindeer Husbandry International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry

Partners (see below the text)

Countries: Finland, Norway, Sweden, Russia

Project start 2018, expected to be finalized in 2019.

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