On pasture in Innerdalen. (Photo: Rose Bergslid)
On pasture in Innerdalen. (Photo: Rose Bergslid)

Amazing grazing - sustainable food and fiber from Norwegian sheep rangeland grazing systems

What does it take to value meat and wool from sheep more for the future, than it is today?

AMAZING GRAZING will bring new knowledge on how sheep rangeland grazing systems can be part of sustainable food and fiber systems. Meat and wool from Norwegian sheep are from farms managing a diversity of rangeland grazing resources, and thus use different management strategies. In this project, we will study sheep farming systems, consumer understanding of products from these systems, and how national frameworks affect the way farmers and consumers comply.

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Project number:319396
Project owner:Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO)
Project coordinator: Lise Grøva, NIBIO
Project staff NORSØK:Rose Bergslid
Project partners: Consumption Research Norway (SIFO), Fibershed, USA, Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU), Sweden, Northern playground AS, Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk AS, Lofoten Wool & art AS and Kastell AS
Funding: The Norwegian Research Council
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