Farm4Trade Srl

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Geographic scope: Global or non-European
Country: Italy
Type of Institution: Industry / private sectorLegal status: PrivateRole of record creator in institution / department: Director / executive
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Description of climate-relevant ag research: We are a private company focusing on providing services to livestock farmers. We help farmers collecting and analysing production data and matching this information with satellite data for pasture and water availability.
Main / core research areas: Adaptation to climate change, Impacts of climate changeVery important research areas: Monitoring - Meteorological observations, Monitoring - Hydrological observations, Risks of present and future weather-driven disasters, Climate change mitigation, CC in agricultural systems - forests, CC in agricultural systems - mixed, CC in agricultural systems - land, soils and territory, CC in agricultural systems - water managementRelatively important areas: Monitoring of climate and climate change, Monitoring - Emissions monitoring and reporting, Monitoring - Climatological services, Climate policies, CC in agricultural systems - agriculture greenhouse gas emissions, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, 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: Below 10
Average yearly expenditure in your institution / department on climate change research in recent years (EUR): Below 20,000
Type of funding sources for your climate-related research: Private sectorResearch focus: Development focused, linkages with the SouthCollaborations with other organizations: Industry, SMEs, University / higher educationCollaborations with other countries: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia
Successful projects: We are a start up and currently working on the topic, so there are not previous successful stories
Major needs of your institution / department to increase the impact of climate research: Computational capacity, trained staff on Artificial Intelligence applied to big data, metereological data and earth observation data
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