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Geographic scope: Global or non-European
Type of Institution: Research Institute
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Description of climate-relevant ag research: - Research on effects of climate change on pest and diseases (crops, trees), and effect of CC on pest management strategies - Research on extension service delivery models for smallholder farmers in developing countries to increase resilience and decrease vulnerabilities of farms, landscapes, and...
Main / core research areas: Impacts of climate changeVery important research areas: CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - forests, CC in agricultural systems - mixedRelatively important areas: Adaptation to climate changeResearch level in your institution / department in the climate-related areas: Doctoral or equivalent / ISCED 8, Post-doc
Number of researchers in climate-related areas: 50-200
Average yearly expenditure in your institution / department on climate change research in recent years (EUR): Below 20,000
Type of funding sources for your climate-related research: GovernmentResearch focus: Development focused, linkages with the SouthCollaborations with other organizations: Civil society, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, Government, International Organizations, Regional Fora / regional bodies, Rural advisory services, University / higher educationCollaborations with other countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Canada, Costa Rica, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Ghana, Kenya, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malawi
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