The Second Senior Officials meeting of the Global Research Alliance was held from 28 February to 4 March 2011 in Versailles, France. This meeting was hosted and organised by the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and the Alliance Secretariat. It comprised meetings of the three Research Groups as well as Senior Officials; also included was a scientific workshop on soil carbon and nitrogen cycling modelling issues.
The Global Research Alliance would like to thank INRA and the French Ministry of Agriculture for their excellent organisation of this event. For a summary of the meetings and photos taken over the week, please visit the INRA website.