Fit Soil

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Geographic scope: Global or non-European
Country: Iceland
Type of Institution: Civil society
Name in original language: Pro Bodenrekultivierung e. V.
Legal 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
Main / core research areas: Monitoring of climate and climate change, Adaptation to climate changeVery important research areas: 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 territoryRelatively important areas: Monitoring - Meteorological observations, Monitoring - Hydrological observations, Monitoring - Emissions monitoring and reporting, Monitoring - Climatological services, Risks of present and future weather-driven disasters, Climate change mitigation, Climate policies, Impacts of climate change, 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, Civil society, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, SMEsCollaborations with other countries: Madagascar, Uganda, Zambia
Successful projects: Fit Soil Project in Mansa / Zambia
Major needs of your institution / department to increase the impact of climate research: Funds
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