Nofima - The Norwegian Institute of Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture Research

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Geographic scope: European
Country: Norway
Type of Institution: Research Institute
Name in original language: Nofima AS
Role 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: Nofima is working on processing of agricultural and seafood products to reduce climate impact through process optimization
Very important research areas: CC in agricultural systems - fisheries, CC in agricultural systems - mixedRelatively important areas: Risks of present and future weather-driven disastersResearch level in your institution / department in the climate-related areas: 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): 1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Type of funding sources for your climate-related research: GovernmentResearch focus: European applied researchCollaborations with other organizations: Industry, Civil society, Consumer organizations, Government, International Organizations, Regional Fora / regional bodies, Rural advisory services, SMEs, University / higher educationCollaborations with other countries: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Germany, Greece
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
Comments: It is important to link climate actions to development of sustainable and profitable businesses