World Soil Day: soils around the world are degrading, putting food production and available water at risk
95% of the food consumed globally comes from soil and water, according to the United Nations. In addition, soils are fundamental to human and ecosystem well-being because of their role in regulating water retention and availability, their ability to withstand extreme...
On 10th November, the fifth session of Agrotecnio’s Early Career Forums was organised at the ETSEAFiV campus. Three speakers in different moments of their careers presented their views on what success means and a debate took place before the chocolate tasting. Eber...
A study led by PhD student Jonathan Pelegrin-Valls and supervised by Javier Álvarez, from the Department of Animal Science of the University of Lleida (DCA-UdL) and Beatriz Serrano, from the DCA-UdL and member of the animal nutrition and environment research group of...
Olga Martín-Belloso and Mohsen Ramezani receive two EFFoST awards for their research on food science and technology
The spring of 2023 is proving to be one of the driest of the century on the Iberian Peninsula. March was a particularly dry month and, according to data from the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET), it was also one of the warmest of the century, with 1.8ºC...
Plant & Environmental sciences
Agrotecnio in figures
in plant & environmental, animal and food sciences recognized by the Generalitat de Catalunya.
1,817,023 € financial amount. (2019)
Joint Research Unit with the
Forest Science and
Technology Centre of Catalonia (CTFC)
in the University of Lleida (From 2014 to 2020)
from 20 countries. 45% of whom are women.
ICREA Academia Researchers
annual average. H-Index 55.
of our publications are within the 1% most cited papers:
among others in Nature, Nature Climate Change, Science, PNAS (Last CERCA Evaluation, 2018).
Agreements and special projects
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Global Forest Biodiversity Initiative
the International Wheat Yield Partnership
with companies in the agri-food sector.
(2020) 631,754 € Funds