Centro de Investigacion en Alimentacion y DesarrolloGovernment


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Foundation: 1981

Mission: We contribute to the sustainable development and welfare of society in the areas of food, nutrition, health, regional development and natural resources through the generation, application and dissemination of scientific and technological knowledge, innovation and training of high-level human resources.

Vision: To be a public research center with international recognition for its scientific quality, its postgraduate programs, its contributions to technological and social innovation, its contribution to the transition to the knowledge society and for being highly linked to the needs of society and being a reference point in the design and evaluation of public policies in the areas of food, nutrition, health, regional development and natural resources.



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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 603rd54th138th536th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 879th89th239th801st19th
Chemistry 673rd40th150th590th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 567th113th183rd499th19th
Environmental Science 635th102nd190th547th12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 965th140th257th849th29th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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