Making research a real tool for development.
A CIRAD proposal
Working for development through research
Strenghtening scientific communities in tropical and sub-tropical areas
Office of the Director of Research and Strategy
In response to the economic, social and environmental changes resulting from globalization, CIRAD has renewed its scientific strategy, which now centres on six priority lines of research, accompanied by a new geographical partnership strategy aimed at expanding and consolidating its international cooperation structure.
The world around us is ever-changing, largely as a result of pressure from economic globalization and new communication methods.
The growth in food and energy requirements has put agriculture firmly back in the international spotlight. The future of agricultural activities and of the people involved in them is a major global issue.
An agricultural science that crosses borders, that is open to the outside and respects people, territories and the environment, is what is required to address the major development issues.