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Bernard Hubert, Agropolis International President
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Nathalie Villeméjeanne, Agropolis International
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CGIAR Consortium
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Inauguration of the new CGIAR Consortium headquarters

June 2, 2014


© Cheick.Saidou/MinAgri.fr

Inauguration of the new CGIAR Consortium headquarters (Monday June 2, 2014)

The inauguration of the new CGIAR Consortium headquarters took place in Montpellier, France on Agropolis International site. Distinguished guests include local, national and international delegates: Mr. Perez del Castillo, Board Chair, CGIAR Consortium, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, CEO of the CGIAR Consortium , Mr. Le Foll, Spokesperson French Government; Minister of Agriculture, Food & Forestry, Mr Pierre de Bousquet, Préfet, Languedoc-Roussillon region, Mr. Bourquin, Chairman, Regional Council of Languedoc-Roussillon, Mr Philippe Saurel, Mayor of Montpellier and Chairman of Montpellier Agglomération

 

 

The new environmentally friendly building (860 m²), has been built completely by the Languedoc-Roussillon region, and is valued at 2.7 million euro. It was designed by the French architectural firm Francis Fontès.

 

 

© Chantal Salson, Agropolis International

« C’est toute la région Languedoc-Roussillon qui est à l’honneur …mais aussi la France et le monde international de la recherche agricole, en témoignent les nombreuses personnalités internationales présentes aujourd’hui ».
Mr. Perez del Castillo, Board Chair, CGIAR Consortium


© Céline Capelier


News published on the Consortium website >>

Consortium du CGIAR, inauguration du siège sur le campus Agropolis International à Montpellier le 2 juin 2014 published by agropolis International on the channel agrifammpl

News published on the Région Languedoc Roussillon website >>
(in French)

Mrs. Anne-Marie Descôtes, Director General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAEDI) satisfied with the hosting of CGIAR Consortium Headquarters in France and the support from two new countries, Colombia (represented by H.E. Federico Renjifo Velez, Ambassador of Colombia in Paris) and Senegal (represented by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Equipment, Mr. Papa Abdoulaye Seck), who expressed their wish to join in and sign the agreement which establishes the official granting of International Organization status to CGIAR Consortium, France being the authorized depository.


© Céline Capelier

© Céline Capelier

© Céline Capelier
Anne-Marie Descôtes, Director General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAEDI)

H.E. Federico Renjifo Velez, Ambassador of Colombia in Paris

Carlos Perez del Castillo, Board Chair, CGIAR Consortium

M.Papa Abdoulaye Seck, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Equipment, Senegal

Carlos Perez del Castillo, Board Chair, CGIAR Consortium



More informations:
MAEDI website >>
CGIAR Consortium website >>

The inauguration of the new CGIAR Consortium headquarters took place in parallel with the International Encounters “Family Farming & Research” held in Montpellier from 1st to 3rd June 2014.


See videos and presentations of the International Encounters “Family Farming & Research”




 
 

Update on 7/8/14


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