The Silva Tarouca Research Institute for Landscape and Ornamental Gardening

Contact email: j.c.xu@cgiar.org
Geographic scope: European
Type of Institution: Research Institute
Name in original language: Výzkumný ústav Silva Taroucy pro krajinu a okrasné zahradnictví, veřejná výzkumná instituce
Legal status: Public
Name of the Department: Department of Landscape Ecology
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, we cope with the role of agroforestry systems in mitigating climate change (carbon sequestration, water balance in landscape, soil stability against erosion).
Main / core research areas: 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, Adaptation to climate change, Climate change mitigation, Climate policies, Impacts of climate change, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - forests, 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 - agriculture greenhouse gas emissions, CC in agricultural systems - fisheries, CC in agricultural systems - hydroponicResearch level in your institution / department in the climate-related areas: Post-doc
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: GovernmentResearch focus: European applied researchCollaborations with other organizations: Civil society, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, Government, International Organizations, Regional Fora / regional bodies, Rural advisory services, SMEs, University / higher educationCollaborations with other countries: Australia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia
Successful projects: TL01000298 Agroforestry - potential for regional development and sustainable rural landscape CE897 Managing Green Infrastructure in Central European Landscapes (MaGICLandscapes)
Major needs of your institution / department to increase the impact of climate research: finance and networking
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
Comments: We need to interconnect with other institutions and be more involved to international projects.