About the Institute

Photo of the InstituteThe Institute for Agricultural and Forest Environment (IAFE) of Polish Academy of Sciences in Poznań (former name: Research Centre for Agricultural and Forest Environment) is engaged in an integrated research of the environment of the countryside. The Institute’s scientific interests covers climate and water resources changes, extreme weather events, geochemical processes, biogeochemical barriers, biodiversity patterns and its dependency on habitat and landscape structure, especially in agricultural landscape, ecotoxycology, landscape structure changes in a rural area, and sustainable agricultural systems. The Institute's location in a strong academic and technological centre (Poznań) has always resulted in interdisciplinary research and cooperation between scientists and practitioners.