Web site created on: 15 February 2002
Publication manager : Bernard Mallet, CIRAD
Responsible Scientist of the site, Editor-in-Chief : Henri-Félix Maître
Coordinating Editor : Jean-François Trébuchon
Design, Webmaster : Christian Sahut
Updating: Jean-François Trébuchon
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CIRAD is a French scientific organization specializing in agricultural research for the tropics and subtropics of the world. Its mission is to contribute to rural development in the countries of these regions through research, experiments, training, and dissemination of scientific and technical information. Its work covers agricultural, veterinary, forestry, and food sciences.
CIRAD Head Office
42, rue Scheffer,
75116 Paris, France
CIRAD, TA C-DIR/B
Campus international de Baillarguet
34398 Montpellier Cedex 5, France