CIRAD publishes and co-publishes books, journals, institutional documents, the Perspective series (policy briefs) and newsletters.
CIRAD has a joint publishing house with IRSTEA, IFREMER and INRA: Editions Quæ.
CIRAD publishes or co-publishes seven journals, in some cases in partnership: Bois et forêts des tropiques, Fruitrop, Revue d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux, Fruits, Cahiers Agricultures, Natures Sciences Sociétés, Oléagineux Corps gras Lipides (OCL).
Perspective is a series of policy briefs launched by CIRAD to fuel debate, change ideas and support decisions.
Each year, the CIRAD annual report takes stock of the highlights of the work done to implement the organization's strategy: agreements, life of the organization, research results. It is published in French and English.
CIRAD and its partners publish studies and working documents.