CIHEAM-IAMB is the Italian headquarter of the intergovernmental organization CIHEAM (Centre International de Hautes Études Agronomiques Mediterranéennes), gathering 13 Mediterranean Countries.
Established in 1962, CIHEAM – IAMB is a Center for post-graduate higher education, applied research and development cooperation.
All the activities of CIHEAM – IAMB concern issues linked to sustainable agriculture at large, such as: food security, poverty reduction, strengthening institutional capacity, efficient use of natural resources, exploitation of agricultural production and productivity, promotion of organic farming, development of sustainable food systems, climate change adaptation, integrated management of coastal areas, women empowerment, fishing and aquaculture.
CIHEAM-IAMB works in more than 20 Mediterranean, African and Asian countries and has hundreds of partnerships with institutions, academia, civil society and enterprises located in various countries.
Among its assets, CIHEAM – IAMB has an International Campus located in Valenzano (Bari, Italy) and an office in Tricase (Lecce, Italy) where the activities carried out aims to promote sustainable development of coastal communities and protect biodiversity, through integrated actions including, inter alia, training programmes (capacity building and knowledge transfer, and sharing of good practices), cooperation with local, national and international institutional players, research and monitoring of marine and coastal resources, in close collaboration with the University of Salento.
capacity building for research
CIHEAM-IAMB is the leader of WP2 on Capacity building for research
CIHEAM-IAMB will be coordinating:
T2.2 – Post-graduate Master of Science fellowships
T3.1 – Building collaborative research network in sustainable agricultural water management
T4.1 – Scientific External Advisory Board (SEAB)