National Institute for Agricultural Research (France)

Contact email: accaf@inra.fr
Geographic scope: National
Country: France
Type of Institution: Research Institute
Name in original language: Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)
Legal status: Public
Name of the Department: Metaprogramme Adaptation of Agriculture and Forest to Climate Change
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Description of climate-relevant ag research: Our programme is focusing on adaptation to climate change of agriculture and forest
Main / core research areas: Adaptation to climate changeVery important research areas: 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 - fisheries, CC in agricultural systems - hydroponicRelatively important areas: Risks of present and future weather-driven disasters, Impacts of climate change, 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: Master or equivalent / ISCED 7, Doctoral or equivalent / ISCED 8, Post-doc
Number of researchers in climate-related areas: 200-500
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: European applied researchCollaborations with other organizations: Consumer organizations, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, Government, International Organizations, Regional Fora / regional bodies, Rural advisory services, SMEs, University / higher educationCollaborations with other countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria
Successful projects: LACCAVE, CLIMAGIE, AICHA, EVOLTREE, FARMATCH
Major needs of your institution / department to increase the impact of climate research: Articulation with stakeholders and society
What is the current trend of interest in climate-related research in your institution?: Increasing: especially researchers are increasingly interested
What are your institution's plans regarding climate-related research?: Keeping the current level of activity
Comments: This information is of my responsibility. Barbara Lacor (coordination of AAFCC metaprogramme)