INIA Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnologia Agraria

INIA Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnologia Agraria
The National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA) is an autonomous Public Research Organisation (OPI) of the General Secretariat for The Coordination of Scientific Policy of the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. It is the only public research organisation of the National State Administration exclusively dedicated to agri-food and forestry research. INIA's mission, in coordination with the equivalent institutions of the Autonomous Regions, is to contribute to continuous and sustainable progress through development of environmentally friendly technologies. Its priority objectives are to satisfy the new research demands on agricultural, livestock and forestry production, mitigate the effects of global change and contribute to food safety and the fight against hunger.
INIA, in its task of coordination and foresight, covers all the areas and disciplines concerning livestock production, in close collaboration with the relevant socioeconomic sectors and with equivalent institutions in the Autonomous Regions. INIA's lines of research are directed towards addressing the economic and social demands and new challenges of the agri-food sector.
INIA carries out its research responsibilities in its various Centres and Departments (including Forest Research Centre, (CIFOR), the Animal Health Research Centre (CISA), and the Plant Genetic Resources Centre (CRF), as well as at the Departments of Biotechnology, Environment, Animal Breeding, Plant Protection, Animal Reproduction and Food Technology). In relation to animal health and zoonosis, CISA-INIA (Animal Health Research Centre) is a centre for research and surveillance in the prevention, diagnosis and control of transmissible diseases under conditions of biosecurity and biocontainment (BSL3). It is particularly focused on emerging, re-emerging and transboundary infectious diseases of livestock causing economical and sanitary impact, including zoonosis and resistance to antimicrobials. INIA-CISA is Reference Laboratory for African swine fever in the EU and also for Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). It has been designated during 2015 as Reference Centre in Biosafety for FAO.
INIA in the Animal Task Force
INIA represents the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities at international research organisations in the area of agricultural and food research. All the activities of INIA are directed towards its contribution to the continued and sustainable progress of the agricultural and food technology sectors, where international collaboration has an important role. The expertise of INIA in the field of animal production and health can provide a useful contribution to promote a sustainable and competitive livestock sector in Europe.
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