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Message from the General Director, Mr Patrick Lavarde


“Onema was established because the State needs high-level science and technology advice.

The goal is to create the means to deal with current issues, namely the effects of climate change on the water cycle and ecosystems, the increasing tensions between different water users, loss of resource quality, the need for transparency and access to information on the environment and on water-related costs, the need to reinforce the economic approach to water management and economic evaluation of the environment…”


Read the message about Onema's goals contract