Arid Zones Research Institute (IRA)
Country: Tunisia | Region: South of Tunisia /Arid and desertic zones
Institut des Régions Arides (IRA – Arid Zones Research Institute) is a non-administrative public institution created in virtue of the Law n ° 6 of 1976 dated 07 January 1976 and attached to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Hydraulic Resources.
- Undertake researches for the development of agricultural sector, conservation of natural resources and combating desertification in the dry areas
- Training and capacity building of technicians and specialists in dryland agriculture and combating desertification
- Contribution to the extension efforts for the agricultural sector and the conservation and development of natural resources
- Contribution to the extension efforts for the agricultural sector and the conservation and development of natural resources.
The research program of the range ecology laboratory is devoted mainly to the conservation, evaluation and valorization of multipurpose spontaneous plants of arid and desert zones of Tunisia.
Tel: 00 216 75 633 839
Fax: 00 216 75 633 006