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With IRD le Mag’, explore the diversity of research carried out by IRD and its partners, within the framework of sustainability science.

News, files, debates, analyzes ... in connection with researchers’s publications, but also reports, anecdotes on science "in the making", as close as possible to the laboratories and the fields.


A committed science

IRD is a multidisciplinary French public research organization committed to equitable partnerships with countries in the Global South and in the French overseas territories for nearly 80 years. As a contributor to the achievement of the international development agenda, its priorities are aligned with the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Together, scientists and the Institute's partners propose concrete solutions to the global challenges facing societies and the planet. This win-win relationship makes science and innovation major levers for development.

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  • 850


  • 33

    representations worldwide

  • 62%

    co-publications with the Global South





representations worldwide

co-publications with the Global South