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CGIAR is a global research partnership for a food-secure future. CGIAR science is dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources and ecosystem services. Its research is carried out by 15 CGIAR centers in close collaboration with hundreds of partners, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, development organizations and the private sector.
Founded in 1962, the CIHEAM is a Mediterranean intergovernmental organisation devoted to sustainable agriculture and fisheries, food and nutrition security and rural and coastal development. It is composed of 13 member States (Albania, Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey) and operates through its 4 Institutes based in Bari (Italy), Chania (Greece), Montpellier (france) and Zaragoza (Spain) and a General Secretariat based in Paris.
CIRAD (French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development) is a public establishment (EPIC) under the joint authority of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development. Its activities concern the life sciences, social sciences and engineering sciences, applied to agriculture, the environment and territorial management. Its work centres on six main topics: food security, climate change, natural resource management, reduction of inequalities and poverty alleviation.
The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems. We work with governments to understand what drives economic, social and environmental change. We measure productivity and global flows of trade and investment. We analyse and compare data to predict future trends.
ICSTI, The International Council for Scientific and Technical Information, offers a unique forum for interaction between organizations that create, disseminate and use scientific and technical information. ICSTI’s mission cuts across scientific and technical disciplines, as well as international borders, to give member organizations the benefit of a truly global community. ICSTI will address the drivers for change and undertake initiatives of direct relevance to current and future scholarly communication concerns.
The research conducted by INRA scientists has two main aims: 1) to expand current knowledge and 2) to respond to society’s major challenges. The institute’s work thus has tangible benefits for the sectors of agriculture, industry, and service.
The need to fight animal diseases at global level led to the creation of the Office International des Epizooties through the international Agreement signed on January 25th 1924. In May 2003 the Office became the World Organisation for Animal Health but kept its historical acronym OIE. The OIE is the intergovernmental organisation responsible for improving animal health worldwide. It is recognised as a reference organisation by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and in 2017 has a total of 181 Member Countries.
FORCE-A is a start-up company created in 2004 located in Orsay, France. FORCE- A designs and commercializes innovative plant diagnostic tools and solutions for real-time crop monitoring and management, dedicated to precision viticulture. FORCE-A’s Multiplex and Dualex optical sensors can assess the physiological, health and maturity status of grapevine through its intrinsic fluorescence properties.
Founded in 1998, Noveltis is a French SME that performs innovative scientific engineering studies and implements customised end-user solutions in the fields of Space, Environment and Sustainable Development. Noveltis scientists develop high-tech solutions that federate strong expertise in remote sensing, geographic information systems, decision support tools and environmental modelling. In close collaboration with the European research community, Noveltis works on projects for the space agencies (e.g. CNES, ESA, EUMETSAT), national environmental institutions (e.g.
Inra Transfert is a fully-owned INRA’s subsidiary founded to exploit INRA’s research results and innovative technologies, and develop them into concrete business opportunities. It is a technology transfer company specialised in innovative technologies arising from agriculture- related research. The INRA Transfert European Projects Department is aimed at strengthening the INRA’s contribution to the implementation of the European Research Area with the mission to help INRA researchers and partners to setup projects in response to EC calls and manage them when selected by the EC.