ACAF at the Arctic Circle Assembly 2021

Arctic natural resources – solutions for resilience and food security ACAF will participate to the 2021 Arctic Circle Assembly with a joint session together with ArcticHubs. The assembly will be held on October 14-17 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Our session will be on October 14, at 18.30-19.30. Increasing global competition for natural resources and the importance of food security pose major challenges to the Arctic region. The cleanliness and clean water …

New report: Adaptation to Climate Change in the Baltic Sea and Arctic Regions

Joint press release by ELY centre and Luke (26.8.2021) Northern countries have developed effective practices to proactively adapt to climate impacts  A new report maps out the good practices in adaptation governance and policies of Arctic and Baltic sea region countries. In addition to climate change mitigation, proactive and planned adaptation to climate change is vital for reducing climate-induced risks. A recent report on adaptation work and policies in the …

Climate adaptation innovations and insights from all over the Arctic region

  In Spring and early Summer 2021, the ACAF project organized a series of webinars with all Arctic countries. Starting with Norway in late April and ending with the United States in mid-July, our webinar series “visited” all Arctic countries one by one, except Greenland and Faroe Islands were invited to a joint event. The webinars were bilateral in the sense that in each webinar, the program consisted of presentations …

Improving social sustainability of coordinated wild berry picking – a presentation in Arctic Frontiers conference

Improving social sustainability of coordinated wild berry picking – a presentation in Arctic Frontiers conference Senior Scientist Rainer Peltola gave a presentation “Improving social sustainability of coordinated wild berry picking” by himself, Seija Tuulentie and Jaana Sorvali at the Arctic Frontiers conference on 4.2.2021 by a video presentation. As the video cannot be shared on our website for technical reasons, Rainer writes below about the contents of the presentation. The …

Virtual start for ACAF

  The ACAF project started in a point in time, when all of us have to adjust to new ways of working. We had planned to meet with our steering group in person at Rovaniemi. We had an aim to get to know each other and our networks and discuss the priorities for the project. As it was not possible in person, we started the project via the internet. The …