ENEA - Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development

Contact email: luigi.ponti@enea.it
Geographic scope: National
Country: Italy
Type of Institution: Research Institute
Name in original language: ENEA - Agenzia nazionale per le nuove tecnologie, l'energia e lo sviluppo economico sostenibile
Legal status: Public
Name of the Department: Department for Sustainability
Role of record creator in institution / department: Employee / consultant with a good idea of research capacities of the institution
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Main / core research areas: Monitoring - Climatological services, Risks of present and future weather-driven disasters, Adaptation to climate change, Climate change mitigation, Impacts of climate change, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - water managementVery important research areas: Climate policies, CC in agricultural systems - agriculture greenhouse gas emissions, CC in agricultural systems - land, soils and territoryRelatively important areas: Monitoring of climate and climate change, Monitoring - Meteorological observations, Monitoring - Hydrological observations, Monitoring - Emissions monitoring and reporting, CC in agricultural systems - forests, CC in agricultural systems - fisheries, CC in agricultural systems - hydroponic, CC in agricultural systems - mixedResearch level in your institution / department in the climate-related areas: Master or equivalent / ISCED 7, Doctoral or equivalent / ISCED 8, Post-doc
Number of researchers in climate-related areas: 10-50
Average yearly expenditure in your institution / department on climate change research in recent years (EUR): 100,000 - 500,000
Type of funding sources for your climate-related research: GovernmentResearch focus: Development focused, linkages with the SouthCollaborations with other organizations: Industry, Civil society, Consumer organizations, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, Government, International Organizations, Regional Fora / regional bodies, Rural advisory servicesCollaborations with other countries: Botswana, Chad, Colombia, Ethiopia, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, United States of America
Successful projects: Major climate-related European projects coordinated by ENEA: GLOBALCHANGEBIOLOGY https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/89728_en.html CLIM-RUN https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/99345_en.html MED-GOLD https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/212919_en.html
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?: Keeping the current level of activity