The University of Florence is one of the largest organizations for research and
higher education in Italy, with over 1900 tenured teaching staff and researchers and over 55 thousand students enrolled. DAGRI owns multidisciplinar competences related to environment, agriculture and agrometeorology sciences. The research unit led by Prof. Marco Bindi is involved in many national and international projects related to agriculture, crop modelling, climate change adaptation and mitigation, agrometeorology. [Learn More]
The Environmental Protection Agency of Aosta Valley (ARPA) is an instrumental body of Regione Autonoma Valle d’Aosta, Since its formation (1995), ARPA has various objectives, among which stands the monitoring of the effect of climate change on mountain environments. [Learn More]
- Evaluate and carry out all research capable of advancing knowledge and bringing social, cultural, and economic benefits for society.
- Contribute to the promotion and application of research results.
- Develop scientific information.
- Support research training.
- Participate in the analysis of the national and international scientific climate and its potential for evolution in order to develop a national policy. [Learn More]
In 1982, the Regional Law n. 12 (June 1st 1982) created the foundation called “Institut Agricole Régional”. It was established by the Congregation of Canons Regular of Great Saint Bernard and the Autonomous Region of Aosta Valley, with the aim of carrying out, in Aosta Valley, technical and vocational education and training, as well as agricultural research and experimentation, with regard to the needs of environmental protection of the mountain territory. [Learn More]
INRAE is France’s new National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment, created on January 1, 2020. It was formed by the merger of INRA, the National Institute for Agricultural Research, and IRSTEA, the National Research Institute of Science and Technology for the Environment and Agriculture. [Learn More]
Les Ecrins National Park was created in 1973 in the aim to protect and manage a unique heritage of biological resources, landscapes, cultural value and past traditions. Very large and high area with more than 100 summits, the national park is situated between Grenoble, Briançon and Gap in the south east of France. [Learn More]
The Gran Paradiso National Park (PNGP), founded in 1922, is a Public body subject to the supervision of the Italian Environmental Ministry and it is the first Italian national Park. PNGP’s mission concerns wildlife and landscape conservation management and planning, environmental protection and social economic promotion of local populations, promotion of sustainable tourism, enhancing and preserving the specific environmental characteristics across the ancient Royal hunting reserve of the Alpine ibex, established in 1856 and in the area inside the boundaries of PNGP ( 720 km2 of Alpine environments, located between 800 and 4061 m a.s.l.). [Learn More]