June 11, 2015   •   News

The Dominican Republic joins the Global Research Alliance

The Global Research Alliance is pleased to welcome the Dominican Republic as the 46th member of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases.

The Dominican Republic has been involved in the GRA collaborative project “Livestock and Climate Change: Applied Research and Knowledge” jointly funded by the FONTAGRO Latin America Regional fund and the Government of New Zealand.  Other areas of particular interest to the Dominican Republic include measuring emissions from paddy rice cultivation and ruminant and non-ruminant livestock systems as well as finding ways to limit the loss of carbon and nitrogen from crops and soils to the atmosphere.

There are now 46 Member countries participating in the activities of the Global Research Alliance: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana,  Honduras, Indonesia, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, the Philippines, Poland, Republic of Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, the United Kingdom, Tunisia, the United States, Uruguay, and Vietnam.

For more information on the GRA or how to become a member country please contact the GRA Secretariat.