Role des femmes dans l'innovation scientifique


Round table on the topic "The role of women in scientific innovation"

On Friday 17 March, IRD, the French Institute of Vietnam, and UN Women co-organized a round table on the topic "The role of women in scientific innovation". This round table was organized under the framework of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of France-Vietnam diplomatic relationships and on...

Pêcheur à la gaulette sur l'île de La Réunion


Laurence Tibère appointed representative of the IRD in La Réunion

Laurence Tibère is a Reunionese university professor in sociology and a specialist in nutrition. Since January 2023, she is the IRD's representative in La Réunion.

Village lacustre cambodgien


At the heart of villages, preventing the next pandemic with the AfriCam project

Prevention would cost a hundred times less than controlling future pandemics. AFD, CIRAD, IRD and their partners have therefore launched an ambitious project to strengthen surveillance and early detection systems in four African countries and Cambodia. AfriCam is the first project in the Preventing...

Travail des chercheurs sur le riz en Thaïlande avec un doctorant encadré par l'IRD à droite


Fifteen post-doctoral contracts available at the IRD

This year, the IRD is seeking fifteen post-doctoral fellows in all fields of research conducted by the Institute with its partners in the South and in Overseas France.

bandeau web Concours chercheurs


Researcher competitive recruitement - 2023

The IRD (French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development) is calling for applications to be part of scientific research based on an equitable partnership with countries in the tropical, subtropical and Mediterranean regions.

Cricket farming
Students from the Lycée Français International de Vientiane (LFIV) visit the ROCKET Project Cricket Farm
A school trip from the Lycée Français International de Vientiane (Laos) allowed fourth grade students to discover a cricket farm, an IRD partner.
Paysage agricole, Imerintsiatosika, Région d'Itasy, Madagascar.


Thierry Portafaix appointed representative of the IRD and MNHN in Madagascar

Thierry Portafaix, a university professor in atmospheric physics, is the new representative of the joint office IRD and MNHN in Madagascar.


06/12/22 - 07/12/22

Environmental risks, subject of the science festival and of a new International Joint Laboratory

There are many environmental hazards in Indonesia: earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, landslides, sea level rise, etc. These events occur frequently, impacting the development of many communities in the country.

Group photo of IRD agents during the General Assembly Thailand 2023


IRD 2023 General Assembly

The General Assembly of IRD in Thailand took place on February 6 in Si Racha, Chonburi province. This meeting was an opportunity to exchange on the orientations of the Representation and the activities of the researchers.

Visuel CP Trypano 3


On World NTD Day, over US$7 million new funding announced to expand efforts towards sleeping sickness elimination in nine African nations

On World Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Day, FIND, the global alliance for diagnostics, together with IRD and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), today announced an award of nearly US$6.8 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to extend the work of the Trypa-NO! partnership...