Six recipients will get a combined 260 000 kroner through Norges Vel's three endowment funds in 2013. The total number of applicants was 69.
The recipients have all applied for funds for exciting projects within environment, business development and entrepreneurship.
The purpose of the endowment fund is to support relevant development measures in agriculture. This year the endowment received 24 applications. The two who are recieving funds are:
Oikos Økologisk Norge
Reports and dissemination of knowledge about shared farms
BYBI Urban birøkting
Mobilise and recruit beekeepers in urban locations
The purpose of the endowment fund is to support youth in practical and theoretical education. This year the endowment received 33 applications. The two receiving funds are:
Birgit Sundbø Hagalid
Study trip, business development on the farm
Mina Mælum Nordstrøm
Masters thesis, entrepreneurship
Culture and environment endowment
The purpose of the endowment fund is to support relevant culture and environment measures. This year the endowment received 24 applications. The two receiving funds are:
Environmentally friendly, sustainable and locally sourced business
Report on new culture and business development in old industrial buildings