Royal Tropical Institute KIT

Contact email: b.d.steenhuijsen.piters@kit.nl
Geographic scope: Global or non-European
Country: Netherlands
Type of Institution: Research Institute
Name in original language: Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen
Name of the Department: Sustainable Economic Development and Gender
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Description of climate-relevant ag research: Confronted with the effects of climate change, farmers as well as their support agencies and service providers need to adapt and innovate.
Main / core research areas: Adaptation to climate change, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - fisheries, CC in agricultural systems - mixedVery important research areas: Climate policies, CC in agricultural systems - land, soils and territory, CC in agricultural systems - water managementRelatively important areas: Impacts of climate change, CC in agricultural systems - forestsResearch level in your institution / department in the climate-related areas: Doctoral or equivalent / ISCED 8
Number of researchers in climate-related areas: Below 10
Average yearly expenditure in your institution / department on climate change research in recent years (EUR): 50,000 - 100,000
Type of funding sources for your climate-related research: GovernmentResearch focus: Development focused, linkages with the SouthCollaborations with other organizations: Industry, Civil society, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, Government, International Organizations, Regional Fora / regional bodies, Rural advisory services, SMEsCollaborations with other countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya