University College Cork

Contact email: s.onakuse@ucc.ie
Geographic scope: National
Country: Ireland
Type of Institution: University / higher education
Name in original language: University College Cork
Legal status: Public
Name of the Department: Department of Food Business and Development
Role of record creator in institution / department: Employee / consultant with a good idea of research capacities of the institution
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Main / core research areas: Impacts of climate change, CC in agricultural systems - agriculture greenhouse gas emissionsVery important research areas: Risks of present and future weather-driven disasters, Climate change mitigation, Climate policiesRelatively important areas: Monitoring of climate and climate change, Monitoring - Meteorological observations, Monitoring - Hydrological observations, Monitoring - Emissions monitoring and reporting, Monitoring - Climatological services, Adaptation to climate change, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - forests, CC in agricultural systems - fisheries, CC in agricultural systems - hydroponicResearch 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: 10-50
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: Development focused, linkages with the SouthCollaborations with other organizations: Civil society, Consumer organizations, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, International Organizations, University / higher educationCollaborations with other countries: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ireland, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Successful projects: Changing food security: the challenges of climate change in Ukpeko, Etsako East, Edo State Nigeria
Major needs of your institution / department to increase the impact of climate research: Funding
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