Polytechnic University of Marche

Contact email: didier.bazile@cirad.fr
Geographic scope: Global or non-European
Country: Italy
Type of Institution: University / higher education
Name in original language: Università Politecnica delle Marche
Legal status: Public
Name of the Department: D3A-Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari e Ambientali
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Description of climate-relevant ag research: multiple research activities are focusing on climate change and its impact on biodiversity and food security
Main / core research areas: Adaptation to climate change, Climate change mitigation, 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 territoryVery important research areas: Risks of present and future weather-driven disasters, Impacts of climate change, CC in agricultural systems - hydroponic, CC in agricultural systems - water managementRelatively important areas: Monitoring of climate and climate change, Monitoring - Meteorological observations, Monitoring - Hydrological observations, Monitoring - Emissions monitoring and reporting, Monitoring - Climatological services, Climate policies, CC in agricultural systems - fisheriesResearch 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: 50-200
Average yearly expenditure in your institution / department on climate change research in recent years (EUR): 500,000 - 1,000,000
Type of funding sources for your climate-related research: GovernmentResearch focus: Development focused, linkages with the SouthCollaborations with other organizations: Industry, Civil society, Consumer organizations, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, Government, International Organizations, Regional Fora / regional bodies, Rural advisory servicesCollaborations with other countries: Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chile
Successful projects: Bean_Adapt (ERA-CAPS), BRESOV (H2020)
Major needs of your institution / department to increase the impact of climate research: Development of appropriate international partnership with adequate founding and with a broad multidisciplinary scope
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?: Increasing it
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