The IRD (Institut de recherche pour le développement) is a French research organism, original and unique on the European development research scene.
Emphasizing interdisciplinarity, the IRD has focused its research for over 65 years on the relationship between man and its environment, in Africa, Mediterranean, Latin America, Asia and the French tropical overseas territories.
Its research, training and innovation activities are intended to contribute to the social, economic and cultural development of southern countries.
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The IRD was established in Thailand in 1985 and develops research projects in different fields: biological science (agronomy, health), environmental science (environmental geology, hydrogeology and natural hazards) and economic and social sciences (economics, education, anthropology). It is one of the main participants of French research in Thailand.
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“On the Beaten Track” A half-century of photography and change in the highlands of Northern Thailand
Press release A travelling exhibition displays old and recent photographs of ethnic minorities in Thailand from the 9th to the 25th August 2013 at the Chiang Mai University Art Center. Highlanders of Thailand, the “Others within” The highlands of Northern Thailand have experienced dramatic social ...
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