University of Copenhagen

Contact email: soc@plen.ku.dk
Geographic scope: National
Country: Denmark
Type of Institution: University / higher education
Name in original language: Københavns Universitet
Legal status: Public
Name of the Department: Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Main / core research areas: CC in agricultural systems - agriculture greenhouse gas emissions, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - water managementVery important research areas: Adaptation to climate change, Climate change mitigation, CC in agricultural systems - hydroponic, CC in agricultural systems - mixed, CC in agricultural systems - land, soils and territoryRelatively important areas: Monitoring - Hydrological observations, Monitoring - Emissions monitoring and reportingResearch level in your institution / department in the climate-related areas: 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 services, SMEsCollaborations with other countries: Argentina, Australia, Bhutan, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Burkina Faso, China, Denmark, Ethiopia, Finland, France
Successful projects: ex MASCUR, Protein2Food,
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: both researchers and funding bodies are increasingly interested
What are your institution's plans regarding climate-related research?: Increasing it
Comments: Initiatives should be coordinated by ongoing climate change activites