Institut de recherche pour le développement

The IRD (Institut de recherche pour le développement) is a French research organisation, original and unique on the European development research scene.

Emphasizing interdisciplinarity, the IRD has focused its research for over 65 years on the relationship between man and its environment, in Africa, Mediterranean, Latin America, Asia and the French tropical overseas territories.

Its research, training and innovation activities are intended to contribute to the social, economic and cultural development of southern countries.

Dedicated to research and development with a mission to help develop the research capacity of southern partners, the IRD also includes its entire research strategy in an international dimension.

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