Impaka Agricultural Project

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Geographic scope: Global or non-European
Type of Institution: Industry / private sectorLegal status: PrivateRole 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
Description of climate-relevant ag research: As an Agricultural Project we do carry sustainable conventional agricultural programs we do serve a model farming to allow the community around us to learn conventional farming
Very important research areas: Monitoring of climate and climate change, Monitoring - Hydrological observations, 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 - forests, CC in agricultural systems - land, soils and territory, CC in agricultural systems - water managementRelatively important areas: Monitoring - Meteorological observations, Monitoring - Emissions monitoring and reporting, Monitoring - Climatological services, Climate policies, CC in agricultural systems - agriculture greenhouse gas emissions, 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
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: Private sectorResearch focus: Development focused, linkages with the SouthCollaborations with other organizations: Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, International OrganizationsCollaborations with other countries: United Republic of Tanzania
Successful projects: established a farming project to allow the communities learn from it on smart agriculture.
Major needs of your institution / department to increase the impact of climate research: capacity building on agricultural climate change mitigation and adaptation/smart agriculture
What is the current trend of interest in climate-related research in your institution?: I don't know
What are your institution's plans regarding climate-related research?: Increasing it
Comments: Briefly I a UNFCCC nominate expert (individual capacity) supporting the least developed countries in the preparation of their National Adaptation Program of Action with my specialization on livestock,pasture and range and participatory rural appraisal