CIRAD centres its operations on six priority lines of research.
Inventing new types of agriculture that optimize yields and preserve biodiversity.
Studying how we can ensure that the emergence and development of bioenergies favour people in developing countries.
Innovating to make food accessible, varied and safe.
Foreseeing and managing the infectious disease risks linked to wild and domestic animals.
Supporting public policies aimed at reducing structural inequality and poverty.
Understanding the relations between nature, agriculture and society better so as to manage tropical rural areas sustainably.