Institute for Tropical Scientific Research (IICT) /
|International Society for Horticultural Science|
Horticulture Research International
Rua da Junqueira 30
IICT aims to promote and undertake scientific and technological research for tropical areas. It includes 23 specialised research centres, integrated in 6 scientific departments which embrace areas such as: Agrarian Sciences, Earth Sciences, Geographic Engineering, Biological Sciences, Historical, Economical and Sociological Sciences and Ethnological and Ethno-Museological Sciences. It also possesses a Documentation and Information Centre.
IICT is a scientific institution depending of the Ministry for Science and Technology. The aims of its activity are mainly concerned with the promotion and accomplishment of: scientific and technological research focussed on the tropical areas; co-operation with countries of those regions, specially the Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa; contributing to the solution of their scientific or technical problems and the training of scientific staff.
Institutes / Stations:
Research Centre for Agricultural Production and Technology (CEPTA)
Tropical Agricultural Museum-Garden (JMAT)