National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology

Contact email: prados@inia.es
Geographic scope: National
Country: Spain
Type of Institution: Research Institute
Name in original language: Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria
Legal status: PublicRole of record creator in institution / department: Director / executive
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Description of climate-relevant ag research: One of the missions of INIA is to generate and transfer knowledge To confront agro-food and forestry sector challenges: food demand, climate change and sustainability, restrictions on food production and market globalisation. This is made by the execution and development of research and technology...
Main / core research areas: Adaptation to climate change, Climate change mitigation, Impacts of climate change, CC in agricultural systems - agriculture greenhouse gas emissions, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - forests, 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: 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): 1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Type of funding sources for your climate-related research: GovernmentResearch focus: Development focused, linkages with the SouthCollaborations with other organizations: Industry, Government, International Organizations, Regional Fora / regional bodies, University / higher education
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