National Institute for Agrarian and Veterinarian Research

Contact email: benvindo.macas@iniav.pt
Geographic scope: National
Country: Portugal
Type of Institution: Research Institute
Name in original language: Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária
Legal status: PublicRole 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: mainly adaptation main areas - plant breeding, agronomy, soils and water
Main / core research areas: Adaptation to climate change, Climate change mitigation, Impacts of climate change, CC in agricultural systems - mixed, CC in agricultural systems - land, soils and territory, CC in agricultural systems - water managementVery important research areas: CC in agricultural systems - agriculture greenhouse gas emissions, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - forestsRelatively important areas: Monitoring of climate and climate change, Monitoring - Meteorological observations, Monitoring - Hydrological observations, Monitoring - Emissions monitoring and reporting, Monitoring - Climatological services, Risks of present and future weather-driven disasters, Climate policies, CC in agricultural systems - fisheries, CC in agricultural systems - hydroponicResearch level in your institution / department in the climate-related areas: Doctoral or equivalent / ISCED 8
Number of researchers in climate-related areas: 50-200
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: GovernmentResearch focus: European applied researchCollaborations with other organizations: Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, GovernmentCollaborations with other countries: France
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