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Avis viande INRAE-220

15 September, 2023 – Launch of a new international associated laboratory (IAL) to assess and model ruminant meat quality. During his visit to Bordeaux, France, INRAE’s Chairman and CEO signed the creation of the IAL RUMQUAL in partnership with Bordeaux Sciences Agro and AG Research in New Zealand. This international laboratory builds on previous successful collaborations and will generate fundamental and applied knowledge on sustainable meat production of quality. It will make it possible to offer products of satisfactory quality in sensory, nutritional and environmental terms. It follows on from the framework cooperation agreement signed in June 2020 between INRAE and the member institutes of Science New Zealand, including AgResarch.


06 June 2023 - INRAE and its North American partners strengthen their scientific and institutional cooperation. During a visit to North America, Philippe Mauguin, INRAE Chair and CEO, and Jean-François Soussana, Vice President of International Policy, met with key partners. INRAE and Université Laval signed a new framework agreement for 2023-2027 and launched the new International Associated Laboratory for Farm Animal Nutrition and Modelling for Sustainable Feeding Systems (IAL Nutri-Mod), in partnership with AgroParisTech. The signature of the IAL IN-COMBI “Inclusive Nutrition: combinatorial nutritional signals drive plant responses to climate change” formalized the partnership with Michigan State University, in association with Montpellier Institut Agro and the University of Montpellier.


April 20, 2023 - INRAE renews partnerships for the environment and food security in India. Following his participation to the G20 MACS in India as the Chief Scientific Officer for France , Philippe Mauguin, Chair and CEO of INRAE,  renewed several partnerships. A new workplan was presented with the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) and a framework agreement was reached by INRAE and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru, extending cooperation beyond the Indo French Cell for Water Sciences Research Unit (CEFIRSE), in partnership with CNRS, CNES, IRD, UPMC and the University of Toulouse, to other areas of research including wastewater reuse (REUSE). The fourth renewal of the framework agreement was signed with the Bharatiya Agro Industries Foundation (BAIF) for research and development cooperation.