Our Work


Agrinatura is the major institutional voice in Europe and the main gateway between Europe and the rest of the world, grouping  European universities and research organizations with a common goal in supporting agricultural development in a sustainable and innovate manner in order to improve quality people’s lives.

Agrinatura represents the major research and education stakeholders in Europe dealing with agricultural research and higher education for development. Agrinatura envisages a world in which all genders are empowered to fulfil their potential and where innovation and transfer of new technologies generate economic opportunities, especially for youth, engaging agriculture and help them to create sustainable rural communities and sustainable agriculture. Agrinatura has the capacity to gather a sufficient number of researches and is aware of giving respect to this diversity cannot achieve at the individual university level but on a global level.



Agrinatura and its members place their ability to develop synergies and mobilise resources for accompanying projects from around the world. Their accumulated experience in international research,  educational projects and the vast range of research areas are covered by this network.

Agrinatura’s members are ready to share their expertise with you.






The strategic objectives have been defined through a highly participative process, involving a vast number of Members, and building on lessons learned during 30 years of its existence. These are:





  • To play a pro-active policy advocacy role for agricultural research and education for development in Europe and worldwide.
  • To develop, strengthen and encourage strategic alliances, partnerships and networks with and between the different stakeholders (institutions, organisations and individuals) in development, both in the North and in the South.
  • To organise, facilitate and implement joint participation in European and international programmes and projects.
  • To provide support and advice for evidence-based policy making, in particular at the European level.