Welcome to the partnership's new member: IRD!
Yaounde (Cameroon), 24 November 2010 – IRD officially confirmed its wish to join the CBFP initiative. IRD is committed to abide by the principles of sustainable management of forest ecosystems in Central Africa and to contribute to the implementation of those principles the provision of scientific knowledge from research projects. IRD is currently planning a great sub-regional tropical rainforest project build in partnership with sub-regional institutions and in line with many ongoing projects.
The Institute for Research and Development (IRD) is a French public research institute working for the development of Southern countries, reporting to the Ministries responsible for research and overseas development. IRD is managing for more than sixty years research, consultancy and capacity building activities in Africa, the Mediterranean basin, Asia, Latin America and French overseas territories. IRD researchers address major development challenges regarding environment, sustainable development of living resources, social studies and health. They include 6 priorities:
•global warming and natural hazards
•access to water
“Welcome” to our new member.
For further information, please visit the IRD website