27 Nov 2015
The "4 parts per 1000" initiative proposes to increase organic matter contents and encourage carbon sequestration in soils, through the application of appropriate farming and forestry practices.
12 Feb 2015
The 68th United Nations General Assembly declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils. INRA thus devoted its symposium at the Salon International de l’Agriculture to "Soils: their services and uses".
05 Nov 2014
François Tardieu, Research Director at the Joint Research Unit for Ecophysiology of Plants under Environmental Stress at INRA Montpellier, is the winner of the 2014 Agricultural Research Award for Scientific Excellence.