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This project has received funding from the European Unionís Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 652637.

Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique

INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, i.e. French National Institute for Agricultural Research) is a public research organisation under the dual supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Research. INRA is Europe’s top agricultural research institute and world’s number two centre for agricultural sciences. Its nearly 9000 permanent staff (scientists, engineers, technicians; 49.3% M/ 50.7% F; 880 million Euro 2014 budget) work towards solutions for society’s major challenges. Main areas of interest are Food, Nutrition, Agriculture and Environment, but also Competitiveness, Land use, Health, Sustainable Development and Bioeconomy. INRA's main missions are to: Produce and disseminate scientific knowledge; Elaborate national research policy; Provide scientific expertise to policy makers and private stakeholders; Generate innovation; Provide training by/for research; Participate in science-in-society debates; Promote ethics and code of conduct of research.

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Rafael Garcia-Villar

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Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique

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