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Irstea at the 2015 International Agricultural Show

From February 21 to March 1, 2015, Irstea will have a booth at the International Agricultural Show, showcasing the theme "Innovations for effective and sustainable agriculture." To understand the challenges facing the future of agriculture in a fun...

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Irstea at the Paris International Agri-Business Show - SIMA 2015

Irstea invites farmers, business professionals and journalists to attend SIMA 2015 from February 22-26. From the HubAgro booth, our scientists will present research and innovations in agricultural equipment that support triple performance (economic,...

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Report submitted on the agricultural machinery project

Jean Marc Bournigal, President of Irstea, submitted a report on the agricultural machinery project today to Stéphane Le Foll, Emmanuel Macron and Geneviève Fioraso. Over the past 6 months, a group of scientific experts, professionals and...

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Micropollutants: a strategy to limit discharges

Micropollutants (metals, plastic residues, detergents, medicines, etc.) pass through our wastewater treatment plants and are discharged into our waterways. What is the best way of treating and limiting these polluting emissions ? After 4 years of evaluations...

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A 200-year overview of significant floods in France

Learning from the past to better prepare for future events : that is the goal of the book Significant Floods in France. Almost 175 floods have been documented in this new inventory, carried out at the same time as the European Floods Directive (2011) went...

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Sharing water resources

There is water on Earth. However, as P. Barthelemy points out, "The Earth is actually brown, dyed blue." He indicates that despite the planet's blue colour, easily accessible fresh water is very scarce. That's why it's so important to save, preserve and evaluate the resource, now and for the future. Irstea research is currently tackling this universal and practical issue.

Published 10/02/2014

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Irstea, the National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture, is Public Scientific and Technical Research Establishment (EPST). Irstea consits of 9 sites in France.

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Agricultural equipment projet : questionnaire set up for manufacturers

Irstea has been commissioned to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the agricultural equipment sector and to deliver support recommendations to encourage industrial innovation and development as part of the French industrial development and agricultural ecology project.

Participate in the online questionnaire.