EUFRAS (European Forum of Rural Advisory Services)

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Geographic scope: European
Country: Latvia
Type of Institution: Civil society
Name in original language: EUFRAS
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Description of climate-relevant ag research: EUFRAS members are participating in corresponding EU-horizon 2020 projects
Relatively important areas: Adaptation to climate change, Impacts of climate change, CC in agricultural systems - agriculture greenhouse gas emissions, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - mixed, CC in agricultural systems - land, soils and territory, CC in agricultural systems - water managementResearch level in your institution / department in the climate-related areas: Post-doc
Number of researchers in climate-related areas: Below 10
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: European applied researchCollaborations with other organizations: Industry, Civil society, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, Government, Regional Fora / regional bodies, Rural advisory services, University / higher educationCollaborations with other countries: Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland
Successful projects: ...with local action oriented Impact for end-users
Major needs of your institution / department to increase the impact of climate research: local action oriented Impact for end-users
What is the current trend of interest in climate-related research in your institution?: Decreasing
What are your institution's plans regarding climate-related research?: Slowing it down / decreasing it
Comments: without a Survey of actors outside the inner circle of academics, according the multi-actor-Approach, your results will not show any Impact at the end-user Level in rural areas