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Geographic scope: Global or non-European
Country: Italy
Type of Institution: Research InstituteLegal status: Public
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
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 - land, soils and territoryVery important research areas: Monitoring of climate and climate change, Risks of present and future weather-driven disasters, Climate policies, Impacts of climate change, CC in agricultural systems - mixed, CC in agricultural systems - water managementRelatively important areas: Monitoring - Meteorological observations, Monitoring - Hydrological observations, Monitoring - Emissions monitoring and reporting, Monitoring - Climatological services, 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
Number of researchers in climate-related areas: 10-50
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: Multilateral financial institutionsResearch focus: Development focused, linkages with the SouthCollaborations with other organizations: Civil society, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, International Organizations, University / higher educationCollaborations with other countries: China, Cuba, Germany, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Italy, Japan, Montenegro, Tunisia
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?: Keeping the current level of activity