As a French public research institution, the IRD defends an original model of equitable scientific partnership with the countries of the South and an interdisciplinary and citizen science, committed to the achievement of sustainable development goals.
IRD is leading the Avaclim scientific consortium, composed of CIRAD and Montpellier SupAgro via :
-the joint research unit Eco&.Sols, bringing together the Montpellier SupAgro school, CIRAD, INRAE and IRD
-the joint research unit Innovation and Development in Agriculture and Agrifoods, bringing together Montpellier SupAgro, cIRAD and INRAE and IRD
-the CIRAD Aïda research unit (Agroecology and Sustainable Intensification of Annual Crops)
-the Institut des Régions Chaudes de Montpellier SupAgro
The consortium involves research institutes and scientific partners from the 7 countries where Avaclim is taking place
The association of these different units and institutes covers the thematic fields enabling the work of Avaclim's component 2 to be carried out: scientific evaluation of agro-ecological initiatives to measure the impact of agro-ecological practices in the environmental, agronomic, economic and social fields.