Center for Development Research (ZEF)

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Geographic scope: Global or non-European
Country: Germany
Type of Institution: University / higher education
Name in original language: Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung (ZEF)
Legal status: Public
Name of the Department: Ecology and Natural Resources Management
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Description of climate-relevant ag research: Climate change and adapted land use
Relatively important areas: Monitoring - Hydrological observations, Adaptation to climate change, Climate change mitigation, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - forests, CC in agricultural systems - land, soils and territory, CC in agricultural systems - water managementResearch 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): 500,000 - 1,000,000
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, International Organizations, Rural advisory services, University / higher educationCollaborations with other countries: Algeria, Bhutan, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana