Education has always been the main mission of CIHEAM Bari since its establishment in 1962. Every year, students of different nationalities choose this Institute to attend their postgraduate studies. Our educational offer focuses on the main themes aiming at agriculture and rural development in the Mediterranean basin.
CIHEAM Bari promotes Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Region, the Balkans, the Middle East, and Africa. In a problem-solving approach, our actions address specific challenges of the Euro-Mediterranean region, by combining the most advanced scientific and technological knowledge with effective, sustainable, and practical solutions tailored to the target areas, to produce the best impact on the region and local populations.
Starting in the early 2000s, CIHEAM Bari has expanded its core mission of post-graduate higher education and research to include development cooperation. By turning knowledge into action, CIHEAM Bari has implemented hundreds of both bilateral and multilateral initiatives in more than 25 countries. In line with the UN 2030 Agenda and backed by technical expertise, CIHEAM Bari aims to strengthen the resilience of rural and coastal communities and promote sustainable food systems through a holistic and multi-disciplinary approach.