ArcticHubs

 Industrial economics  

Increasing global competition for natural resources poses major challenges to the Arctic region. These include strategically planning of fair distribution of economic gains and work opportunities, whilst simultaneously minimising the impact of ecological, social, cultural and political challenges and tensions that will arise through expansion of new businesses.

Time:1. August 2020 – 1. August 2024
Financed by: Horizon 2020
Commissioner:EU -Horizon 2020
In cooperation with:Project leader is Luke (Natural Resources Institute Finland). Norwegian participants are Nofima, Norce Nina og Magma Geopark AS. In addition there are 16 other participants from 10 different countries.
Contact person
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Roy Robertsen

Senior Scientist
Phone: +47 906 80 275
roy.robertsen@nofima.no

The strategic goal of ArcticHubs is to develop sustainable, solution-oriented responses for the reconciliation of competing livelihoods and land-use modes in Arctic hubs and their surroundings, whilst respecting the needs and cultures of local populations, e.g. Sámi in Fennoscandia.

Key industrial activities with high societal and economic value—such as mining, fish farming, tourism and forestry—will be analysed in terms of their consequences on ecosystem services and well-being of local communities.

Project leader is Luke (Natural Resources Institute Finland). Norwegian participants are Nofima, Norce Nina og Magma Geopark AS.

In addition there are 16 other participants from 10 different countries.

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