NIBIO is a project driven research institute and collects approximately 100 million NOK annually in project funding from both national and international sources. A lot of activity is carried out through EU and EEA-projects and we also participate in research projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America. NIBIO coordinates several large international projects with a particular focus on food security and climate change. The list of projects is not complete.
ROADSOIL - Assessment methodologies and mitigation measures for the impacts of road projects on soils
DrenKlim: Drainage systems in clay soils inTrøndelag - adaptation to changing climate
With changing hydrological conditions there is need to evaluate the functioning of drainage systems under future circumstances and to highlight possible needs to redesign them.
NORRA: Development of data-modelling system and the decision support tool
The general principles of the water use and protection are established by the Water Act, which is based on the EU Framework Directive on water policy and the Framework Directive on the sea strategy in order to ensure sustainable development and the natural status of water, and keep the quality, amount and regime of surface and groundwater as unviolated by human activity as possible. The aim of both directives is to ensure or acquire a good water status of inland bodies of surface water and coastal waters by 2015 and for the sea by the year 2021.