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Geographic scope: National
Country: Italy
Type of Institution: Research Institute
Name in original language: Consiglio nazionale ricerche
Legal status: Public
Name of the Department: Biometeorology
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Description of climate-relevant ag research: Yes Climate smart agriculture
Main / core research areas: Monitoring - Meteorological observations, Adaptation to climate change, Climate change mitigation, Impacts of climate change, CC in agricultural systems - agriculture greenhouse gas emissions, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - land, soils and territoryVery important research areas: Monitoring of climate and climate change, Monitoring - Emissions monitoring and reporting, Monitoring - Climatological services, Risks of present and future weather-driven disasters, Climate policies, CC in agricultural systems - forests, CC in agricultural systems - mixed, CC in agricultural systems - water managementRelatively important areas: 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): 100,000 - 500,000
Type of funding sources for your climate-related research: GovernmentResearch focus: European applied researchCollaborations with other organizations: Civil society, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, Government, International Organizations, University / higher educationCollaborations with other countries: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, France, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Republic of Korea
Successful projects: Climate kic
Major needs of your institution / department to increase the impact of climate research: More Research people turn over
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