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SYKE - Finnish Environment Institute (Finland)DCE - Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University (Denmark)EC JRC - European Commission, Joint Research CentreIRSTEA - National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France)CEH - Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (United Kingdom)Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra)UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Germany)CIENS - Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Researchpeer

JRC - European Commission - Joint Research Centre

The Directorate for Sustainable Resources is one of the six scientific directorates of the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission's science and knowledge service. Its mission is to create, manage and make sense of scientific knowledge for EU policies related to the sustainable use of resources, encompassing environmental, economic and social dimensions.

It particularly focuses on food security, land, soil, water, forest, raw materials, fisheries, biodiversity and ecosystem services. It highlights the threats to our existing resources, namely natural capital, and explores alternatives such as those related to oceans. It also monitors and analyses agricultural production, and supports the development of a sustainable bioeconomy in Europe.