Established in 1962, the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)
is a Mediterranean intergovernmental organization composed of 13 Member Countries (Albania, Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, and Turkey).
It operates through its 4 Institutes based in Bari - CIHEAM Bari
- (Italy), Chania - CIHEAM Chania
- (Greece), Montpellier - CIHEAM Montpellier
- (France), and Zaragoza - CIHEAM Zaragoza
- (Spain), and the Headquarters - CIHEAM SG
, based in Paris.
The CIHEAM has a long history of multilateral and regional cooperation and offers education and training, research, technical assistance, and capacity building.
It works with public administrations, universities and research centers, cooperation and development organizations, local authorities, civil society actors and companies to meet the needs of Mediterranean populations and territories.