Reindeer husbandry is a small industry on a national scale, but in Saami and local communities it is of great importance for the economy, employment and culture. The aim is to ensure that the Reindeer trade in Norway is ecologically, economically and culturally sustainable.
Reindeer husbandry as an industry, culture and way of life is unique, both nationally and internationally.
Reindeer trade economy
The Reindeer diet of wild herbs makes for a savoury and sophisticated contribution to the abundant cuisine of Norway.
Reindeer husbandry and indigenous peoples' rights
Reindeer husbandry policies are guided by two independent principles: economic policy and indigenous peoples' rights.