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See photos, presentations and posters of the Conference - Debate 'Rural employment and agricultural models: Issues and experiences shared from Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and Africa', European Parliament, Brussels, 10th May 2017, Conference organized by Agropolis International and several member institutions

This conference hosted by Eric ANDRIEU, S&D Coordinator for Agriculture and Rural Development, was organised by Agropolis International Association and several member institutions-Bioversity International, CIHEAM/IAM.M, CIRAD, CNRS, INRA, IRD, IRSTEA, Montpellier SupAgro-. Open to the Euro MPs, European officials of the various DG of the European Commission (Agricultural and Rural Development ; Research & Innovation ; International Cooperation and Development)and to permanent representatives member states.
Objectives of the event :
Show the contribution of the scientific community research actions regarding the global issues related to agriculture for development, food security and fight against malnutrition linked to climate change,
Highlight the link between science and rural employment directly related to production as well as indirect and induced employment,
Present some achievements of the regional Agropolis scientific community in Montpellier focusing on flagship projects, in partnership with European and South organisations.

Published on : 30-05-2017


CARI, member of Agropolis International, organizes the international summit of non-state actors/ Land degradation and climate change in local territories (27th-28th June 2017 - Strasbourg, France)


Desertif'actions is the non-State actors International Summit dedicated to land degradation and climate change. The meeting will bring together over 300 stakeholders from over 50 countries from June 27th to 28th 2017 in Strasbourg (France).
NGO, scientists, local government, farmer organizations, private and public institutions… will meet in Strasbourg in order to share their concerns and built common positions on land degradation under a changing climate and its consequences in northern and southern countries!
Organized by several institutions including CARI, member of Agropolis International.

Published on : 13-06-2017


TO RENT: 100sqm offices (from 13sqm to 30sqm) available at Agropolis International premises in Montpellier


Offices to rent in Montpellier- The Agropolis International association has available to let 100sqm offices- from 13sqm to 30sqm- ideally located in the heart of the scientific community on the Agropolis/Lavalette campus. These offices are located within the Agropolis International building that welcomes every year more than 10 000 national and international visitors.

Published on : 09-06-2017


CGIAR Portfolio 2017-2022: Transforming global agriculture and food systems


CGIAR has launched its new research portfolio, comprised of 11 Research Programs and 3 Platforms, that represents the second generation of CGIAR’s multidimensional work streams.
The CGIAR Portfolio 2017-2022 aims to reduce rural poverty, improve food and nutrition security and improve natural resources and ecosystem services. It maintains momentum in selected areas while placing renewed emphasis on key issues such as: integrated agri-food systems based approaches, nutrition and health, climate change, soils and degraded land, global stewardship of genetic resources, and big data and ICT.
The CGIAR System Organization headquarters is located in Montpellier, at the heart of the Agropolis scientific community.

Published on : 29-05-2017


Presentation of the Laboratories without walls concept (Labs WW) on the occasion of the conference-debate «Rural employment and agricultural models: Issues and experiences shared from Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and Africa» held at the European Parliament in Brussels, on 10th May 2017


Alejandro Valeiro, Coordinator of Labintex of Inta (Argentina) at Agropolis International (Montpellier-France) has presented a poster showcasing the objectives of this original partnership and the main thematic areas of interest for the 3 “Labs WW” set up in Montpellier: Labex Europe of Embrapa (Brazil), Labintex of Inta (Argentina), Labex UPM/University of Putra Malaysia (Malaysia). To be noted: these cooperation tools have been hosted and managed by Agropolis International Association since 2002. This poster was part of a series that showcased the research programmes of several member organizations of the Agropolis scientific community.

Published on : 22-05-2017


Agropolis International and its members organized the Conference - Debate 'Rural employment and agricultural models: Issues and experiences shared from Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and Africa', European Parliament, Brussels, 10th May 2017, Conference hosted by Eric ANDRIEU, S&D Coordinator for Agriculture and Rural Development


This event was organised by Agropolis International Association and its members -Bioversity International, CIHEAM/IAM.M, CIRAD, CNRS, INRA, IRD, IRSTEA, Montpellier SupAgro-.
Open to the 750 Euro MPs, European officials of the various DG of the European Commission (Agricultural and Rural Development ; Research & Innovation ; International Cooperation and Development)and to permanent representatives member states.
Objectives of the event :
-Show the contribution of the scientific community research actions regarding the global issues related to agriculture for development, food security and fight against malnutrition linked to climate change,
-Highlight the link between science and rural employment directly related to production as well as indirect and induced employment,
-Present some achievements of the regional Agropolis scientific community in Montpellier, focusing of flagship projects.
The organization of this event has been organised by Agropolis, hosted by Eric Andrieu, European Deputy for the South-West constituency of France and S&D Coordinator for Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Parliament, following his visit to Agropolis International, Montpellier, in May 2015. Agropolis International will publish as soon as possible report and photos of this major event.

Published on : 15-05-2017


Agropolis International and its members organize the Conference - Debate 'Rural employment and agricultural models: Issues and experiences shared from Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and Africa', European Parliament, Brussels, 10th May 2017, Conference hosted by Eric ANDRIEU, S&D Coordinator for Agriculture and Rural Development


This event is organised by Agropolis International Association and its members -Bioversity International, CIHEAM/IAM.M, CIRAD, CNRS, INRA, IRD, IRSTEA, Montpellier SupAgro-.
Open to the 750 Euro MPs, European officials of the various DG of the European Commission (Agricultural and Rural Development ; Research & Innovation ; International Cooperation and Development)and to permanent representatives member states.
Objectives of the event :
-Show the contribution of the scientific community research actions regarding the global issues related to agriculture for development, food security and fight against malnutrition linked to climate change,
-Highlight the link between science and rural employment directly related to production as well as indirect and induced employment,
-Present some achievements of the regional Agropolis scientific community in Montpellier, focusing of flagship projects.
The organization of this event is being organised by Agropolis, hosted by Eric Andrieu, European Deputy for the South-West constituency of France and S&D Coordinator for Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Parliament, following his visit to Agropolis International, Montpellier, in May 2015.

Published on : 04-05-2017


Call for submission of symposium proposals until June 26, 2017 for the 2nd Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology, Le Corum, Montpellier (France), August 19-22, 2018


The 2nd Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology gathering the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), the Society for the study of Evolution (SSE), the American Society of Naturalists (ASN) and the Society of Systematic Biology (SSB) will take place at Le Corum, in Montpellier (France), on August 19-22, 2018. The Joint Congresses take place every six years and bring together four of the world's largest academic societies in the field of evolutionary biology. The very first edition took place in Ottawa (Canada) in 2012. 2500 attendees are expected for this event. It is organized by Ophélie Ronce, a researcher at the joint research unit ISEM and Yannis Michalakis, a researcher at the joint research unit MIVEGEC. Congress organized with the support of Agropolis International. The meeting is dedicated to the memory of Isabelle Oliveri, a researcher of Agropolis scientific community and former President of ESEB.

Published on : 05-04-2017


Agropolis International association will take part in the General Assembly of AgriNatura association and of EGEI group (a grouping of European universities and research organizations with a common interest in supporting agricultural development). The General Assembly will be held at the headquarters of the University of Agricultural Science, in Uppsala (Sweden), from 26th to 28th April 2017


AgriNatura is a network of 28 members from 15 European countries that gathers universities and research organizations dedicated to research for development. It was created in 1988 by Agropolis International association and the University of Wageningen (The Netherlands).

Published on : 03-04-2017


The 4th World Agroforestry Congress on 'Agroforestry - strengthening links between science, society and policy', will be held in Montpellier (France) in May 2019


Montpellier has been chosen to organize in May 2019, the 4th World Agroforestry Congress. Previous Congresses have been held in Orlando (USA) in 2004, Nairobi (Kenya) in 2009 and New Delhi (India) in 2014. The Scientific committee will be chaired by Christian Dupraz (Inra, UMR System) and the Organizing committee by Emmanuel Torquebiau (Cirad). The joint research unit UMr System (Cirad, Inra, Montpellier SupAgro) will be strongly involved in the organization of the event.

Published on : 31-03-2017


Call for demonstration until April, 18th for the 11th edition of the EFITA Congress/ European conference dedicated to the future use of ICT in agriculture, the agri-food sector, bioresource and biomass sector Montpellier, France – 2 to 6 July 2017


EFITA is the European conference dedicated to the future use of ICT in agriculture, the agri-food sector, bioresource and biomass sector. It was launched in 1997 and is supported by the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment (EFITA). EFITA 2017, the 11th of the series, will be organized by Montpellier SupAgro and IRSTEA. Programme: sharing the latest knowledge and reflections on the future of ICT technologies in the agricultural, agri-food and environmental sectors.

Published on : 30-03-2017


The Euraxess Services Centre in Languedoc-Roussillon, which had been managed by Agropolis International since 2004, has been transferred to the “International Office” of COMUE LRU in Montpellier (as from Monday 27th February, 2017)


For 12 years (2004-2017) Agropolis International Association has hosted and managed the Languedoc-Roussillon Euraxess Centre, a welcoming office recognized by the European Commission and the French ministry of higher education and research, aiming at facilitating the stay and the administrative formalities for visiting PhD students and researchers hosted in higher education and research institutions: administrative assistance, information, cultural and integration activities… Altogether, more than 2000 international scientists have benefited from the services offered by the Euraxess Centre. The services provided were much appreciated both by the visiting scientists and their hosting teams.

Published on : 30-03-2017


 

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