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Society and regional strategies

Foster sustainable agricultural and food systems

To promote sustainable agricultural and food production systems, INRAE research is focused on • Analysing and guiding the strategies used by stakeholders within France's regions and in different sectors of the agrifood industry • Examining and evaluating public policies and their logical coherence at regional, national, and international levels • Examining and facilitating transitions towards more sustainable food, energy, agroecological, and digital systems

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The carbon market: taking the heat out of the climate crisis

As the climate continues to change, the opportunity has opened up for agriculture, despite its status as a net producer of greenhouse gases, to act as a lever to mitigate the effects of the climate crisis by controlling greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and moving to positive agricultural practices that sequestrate carbon in the soil. INRAE is working to turn this opportunity into a reality, as Suzanne Reynders tells us.