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Geographic scope: National
Country: Switzerland
Type of Institution: Research Institute
Name in original language: AGRIDEA
Role of record creator in institution / department: Director / executive
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Description of climate-relevant ag research: AGRIDEA promotes the exchange of knowledge and experience between people working in agricultural extension and advisory services, research, practice, administration or policy in various technical, economic and social issues
Very important research areas: Adaptation to climate change, Climate change mitigation, Impacts of climate change, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - land, soils and territory, CC in agricultural systems - water managementResearch level in your institution / department in the climate-related areas: Master or equivalent / ISCED 7, Doctoral or equivalent / ISCED 8
Number of researchers in climate-related areas: 10-50
Type of funding sources for your climate-related research: GovernmentResearch focus: Development focused, linkages with the SouthCollaborations with other organizations: Consumer organizations, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, Government, International Organizations, Regional Fora / regional bodies, Rural advisory services, SMEs, University / higher educationCollaborations with other countries: Benin, Bulgaria, Georgia, Haiti, Kenya, Madagascar, Mongolia, Mozambique, Romania, Switzerland
Successful projects: Climate change activities (climate check): Ressources management :
Major needs of your institution / department to increase the impact of climate research: to increase collaboration with other institutions
What is the current trend of interest in climate-related research in your institution?: Increasing: both researchers and funding bodies are increasingly interested
What are your institution's plans regarding climate-related research?: Increasing it