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"Agropolis International Newsletter"

This bilingual newsletter (French/English) provides information on the activities of the scientific community in particular on international issues.

The newsletter is published 3 or 4 times a year, it is widely disseminated to numerous countries. It deals with events, partnerships, cooperation, publications, presentation of laboratories or training sessions.

N° 17 - November 2015

Table of content

  • Focus
    NIPN initiative hosted and coordinated by Agropolis International
    An AgroVallée project in Montpellier for the first half of 2016
  • Publications
    - Dossiers d’Agropolis International n°21 'Vigne et vin' (November 2015, 76 pages, in French) - This Dossier will be published in English
    in 2016.
    - ‘Climate change: impact and adaptation’,in the Dossiers d’Agropolis International collection, n° 20 – February
    2015. Available in English and French.
    - Proceedings of the International Encounters on Family Farming and Research that took place from 1 to 3
    June 2014 in Montpellier (France). Trilingual document (English, French and Spanish), 324 pages, April 2015
  • Training : CIHEAM–IAMM (Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Montpellier),an Agropolis International member institution, has now been accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research to issue national Master’s degrees
  • Partnerships
    - Creation of a European Labex UPM — a Virtual Laboratory of the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) — at Agropolis International, Montpellier (France).
    - Arrival of new coordinators in Montpellier for EMBRAPA (Empresa Brasileira
    de Pesquisa Agropecuária) Labex Europe–Brazil and INTA (Instituto Nacional de
    Tecnología Agropecuaria) LABINTEX–Argentina
    - Agrocluster in Campinas (Brazil) The official launch of the Brazilian ‘Agropolo’ (agrocluster) in Campinas took place on 21 September 2015
    - Kyoto University (Japan)
  • A glance at international events in Montpellier and outcomes

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N° 16 - November 2014

Table of content

  • What's on in Languedoc-Roussillon Region
    - International Encounters "Family Farming and Research"
    - Inauguration of the CGIAR Consortium headquarters in Montpellier
  • Cooperation
    - The European meta-cluster "Feeding the Planet" pursues its internationalisation strategy
  • International agricultural research
    - Bernard Hubert, President of Agropolis International, reappointed President of the French Commission for International Agricultural Research (CRAI)
  • Networks
    - RéSEM - A Montpellier-based network of experimental greenhouses
  • Training
    - A new international Master's programme on tropical biotechnologies (MIBioT) was launched in October 2014
    - The Virtual University of Agroecology launched its first online training module
  • Focus on...
    - AIDA Research Unit - Agro-ecology and Sustainable Intensifications of Annual Crops
  • Publications
    - Dossier d'Agropolis International n° 19, "Family Farming"
    - Mobilization of research for the future of the Mediterranean Sea - results of the MERMED study
  • Web
    - Agropolis International "Family Farming" portal (in French)
  • Series of seminars and debates on agroecology
  • 2015 events involving the Agropolis International scientific community

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N° 15 - January 2014

Table of content

  • Agropolis International Association
  • Cooperation
    - Looking back on the France-Argentina 'Cooperation for Innovation -Agriculture, Territories and Environment' seminar
    - Finalization of the HighTech Europe project
  • Training
    - The FAR Association -coordinating the International Network for Agricultural and Rural Training- held its general meeting at Agropolis International
  • Just published
    - 'Collections taxonomiques, collections vivantes et ressources génétiques pour la biodiversité', n° 17 in the Dossiers d'Agropolis International series
    - 'Alimentation, Nutrition, Santé', n° 18 in the Dossiers d'Agropolis International series
    - AFRESH project Joint Action Plan
  • Web
    - Agropolis International mobile site in English
    - The French Scientific Committee on Desertificatin (CSFD) has revamped and enhanced its English and French websites
  • Focus on...
    - Eco&Sols Joint Research Unit (UMR) (Functional Ecology & Biochemistry of Soils and Agroecosystems)
  • What's on at Agropolis International ?

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Agropolis International newletter, january 2014
N° 14 - June 2013

Table of content

  • What's on in Languedoc-Roussillon?
    - Focus on the activities of international organizations located on the Agropolis Campus
    2002-2012: 10th anniversary of the Labex Europe of EMBRAPA
    Argentina strengthens partnerships in Europe
    4 March 2013 - A historic day for the CGIAR Consortium
  • Cooperation
    - Agriculture, agrofood, agrobiotechnology the European 'Feeding the planet - European Bio Food Clusters on the World Stage' (2012-2014) project
    - Food and health: bringing research closer to civil society - INPROFOOD project
  • Partnership
    - (ARP) MER-MED - Forward-thinking workshop on the Mediterranean
  • Training
    - AgroParisTech, the Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences, bolsters its international position
  • Focus on...
    - MIVEGEC joint research unit : Infectious diseases - the focus of the MIVEGEC (Infectious diseases and vectors: ecology, genetics, evolution and control) joint research unit
  • Just out
    - Les Dossiers d'Agropolis International series : n° 16 "Green technologies" (Available in french and english)
    - Executive summary 'SESAME - Water and Food Security - A vital challenge for the Mediterranean region', published on the occasion of World Water Day, 22 March 2013
    - Quae editions

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Agropolis International Newsletter
N° 13 - May 2012

Table of content

  • What's on in Languedoc-Roussillon?
    - LabEx Europe—an External Laboratory of Embrapa—has been hosted by Agropolis International for 10 years
    - PROCISUR (Cooperative Program for Agri-food and Agroindustrial Technological Development of the Southern Cone of IICA – Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture)
    - An Argentinian LABINTEX set up in Montpellier
  • Cooperation
    - European Project ‘European Network of Innovation and Technology in the Agricultural and Food sectors’ (RED-ITAA 2011-2012)
  • Training
    - The UNESCO Chair in World Food Systems was launched in Montpellier in January 2012
  • Just published
    - French, English and Spanish versions of the Agropolis special issue n° 14 ‘Water resources: Preservation and management’
    - A new website for ERG SYAL.
    - A light Spanish version of the Agropolis International website is now online.
  • In brief
    - Agropolis International at the 6th World Water Forum* (12 – 17 March 2012, Marseille, France)
  • Agropolis International Association
    - The Greater Narbonne Urban Community has been an Agropolis International member since July 2011
  • Zoom
    - The INRA Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology (LBE) based in Narbonne (France) conducts research focused on the environmental biorefinery concept

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N° 12 - December 2011

Table of content

  • What's on in Languedoc-Roussillon?:
    - Inauguration of LabEx Agro in Montpellier
    - The regional scientific community mobilized for the 6th World Water Forum (March 2012, Marseille, France)
    -The Agropolis International Association celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2011
    - The 17th annual meeting of the European Initiative for Agricultural Research for Development (EIARD) coordination platform
  • Zoom: CEFE, the largest French ecology research laboratory, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2011
  • Just published:
    - A CSFD leaflet on pastoralism in dryland areas
    - A prospective study entitled ‘Food security in the Mediterranean Basin> for 2030: qualitative and quantitative aspects/SAMAQQ’
  • Partnership and research: AFRESH, Activity and food for regional economies supporting health
  • Cooperation:
    - Agropolis International welcomed a delegation from the Argentinian INTA*, headed by its President Carlos Casamiquela
    - A delegation from the Research Support Foundations (FAPs) for Brazilian States on a visit to Montpellier
  • Training:
    -Agropolis International is now a partner of the AVERROES programme
    -A Master’s programme on Water

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N° 11 - October 2011

Table of content:

  • What's on in Montpellier?:
    - G20 agricultural research systems address food security
    - A visit to France by Elinor Ostrom, Nobel Prize in Economics in 2009
  • Just published:
    - An English version of the Agropolis International thematic series «Biodiversity—Science for humans and nature»
    -Final report of the ARP PARME Forward-thinking Workshop: “What research and what partnerships for the Mediterranean?”
  • Cooperation:
    - The Department of Hérault and the chilean Region Coquimbo pursue their cooperation
    - Cooperation between Algeria and the regional scientific community
  • Training: Montpellier SupAgro, in conjunction with Agropolis International, is to endow a chair in World Food Supply with official UNESCO sanction

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N° 10 - April 2011

Table of content:

  • What's on in Montpellier?:
    - The CGIAR Consortium is now hosted at Agropolis International
    - GRiS : Global Rice Scientific Partnership, Global Rice Scientific Partnership
  • Training: A new engineering specialisation oriented towards agricultural and agrifood innovation occupations
  • Zoom: The Center for Biology and Managementof Populations (CBGP)—a joint research unit

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N° 9 - March 2011

Table of content:

  • Arcad, an agrobiodiversity resource centre at the heart of the Montpellier scientific community
  • Cooperation: The Agropolis International scientific community is supporting the reform of the National Higher Agronomy School. (ENSA) in Algiers, Algeria
  • Cooperation: Agropolis International is participating, together with the regional agricultural cooperation federation (FRCA-LR), in the the RED-ITAA project*
  • Zoom: 13 research teams unite under the AGAP banner
  • Training: Montpellier SupAgro and CEPEL new masters
  • In brief:A call for session proposals has been issued, with a 31 March deadline, for the 13th International Congress of Ethnobiology in 2012 (CISE). The scientists get behind the International Year of Forests.

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N° 8 - December 2010

Table of content:

  • "What's on in Montpellier? :Africa and Europe–Partnerships for Agricultural Development
  • Cooperation:AFRESH, Activity and Food for Regional Economies Supporting Health
  • Zoom:TETIS Joint Research Unit -Territories, Environment, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information
  • Just published:13th number of the Dossiers d’Agropolis series "Biodiversity: Science for humans and nature"
  • In brief:Review of the International Mid-Term Meeting “The Future of Natural Rubber” on the European EU-PEARLS project (EU-based Production and Exploitation of Alternative Rubber and Latex Sources), 14-15 October 2010, Agropolis International, Montpellier

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N°7 - November 2010

Table of content:

  • Montpellier - World capital of agricultural research for development
    The French candidate city of Montpellier chosen to host the headquarters of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).
  • Agro2010 - summit meeting for European agriculture
  • Cooperation: Review of the ARCUS project final seminar (2007-2010), which focused on French-Chinese cooperation on sustainable development
  • Just published: 11th thematic issue published by Agropolis International: 'DURAS projects: Innovative partnerships for Sustainable Development'' and 12th thematic issue: 'Agronomy-Crops and cropping systems'
  • In brief: Review of GCARD 2010.
  • In brief: 13th International Congress of Ethnobiology (CISE) in 2012.
  • In brief: The French Scientific Committee on Desertification (CSFD) has a new President
  • Training: International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA) - towards a new paradigm in agricultural research for development (ARD)

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n°6 - March 2010

Table of content:

  • What's on in Montpellier?
    - Montpellier hosts the 1st Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD
    - 2010: Montpellier, capital of international agricultural research
  • Looking for partnerships: Workshop on Mediterranean prospectives analysis (ARP-PARME 2010-2011) - 'What kind of research and partnerships for the Mediterranean?'
  • Just published: 10th thematic issue published by Agropolis International: 'A Model laboratory without walls: the Brazilian Labex'
  • Services: The Euraxess Centre, a tool to facilitate the stay of guest-researchers.
  • Training: A new training program for managers of water and sanitation services started in September 2009 'International Executive Masters program OpT - Water for All'
  • In short: Agropolis International has just become a new associate member of the International Association of Science Parks (IASP)
  • Zoom: Joint Research Unit G-EAU : Water management, stakeholders and uses
  • Cooperation: Final conference on the ECHEL-EAU project
  • Agropolis International has just launched the next generation web site (French and English)

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n° 5 - november 2009

Table of content :

  • Interview of Alain Vidal, director of the Challenge Program on Water & Food (CPWF)
  • TCWG 2009 Annual Conference Biodiversity Information Standards
  • Creation of AgriNatura
  • European project HighTech Europe
  • The Europe Committee: a tool for the scientific community
  • A new engineer’s course: Sustainable Agricultural and Agrofood Systems in Southern countries (SAADs)
  • Gilles Boeuf and Michel Lebrun have been appointed respectively as chairman and deputy-chairman of the Agropolis agro-environment Scientific and Technical Committee.
  • Just published: 8th thematic file published by Agropolis International "Soil, earth’s living skin" ; Scientific and Technical Information (STI) facing the issues of high-level research and training
  • A Mediterranean Observatory on Environment (OSU-OREME)
  • XIIIth World Congress(International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists)

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n° 4 - july 2009

Table of content :

  • French Scientific Committee on Desertification (CSFD)
  • Morocco: a European programme on argan and its by-products
  • The Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) 28-31 March 2010 - Montpellier, France
  • Decentralised cooperation Chile
  • Welcoming delegations and visitors in Montpellier
  • Botany and computational plant architecture
  • Just published : “A Cirad-Inra Foresight study on world food and agriculture systems in 2050" February 2009 ; « Regards sur l’activité 2005-2008 d’Agropolis International »

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n° 3 - march 2009

Table of content :

  • Agropolis Fondation : In just 2 years the new Foundation invested ca. 10 million euros on 48 selected proposals
  • Competitiveness cluster Q@LI-MEDiterranée: a connection between research and industry to be mobilised at international level
  • Bernard Hubert is the new president of Agropolis International
  • ECHEL-Eau project: toward an integrated water resources management
  • A new residence for students, trainees, visiting professors and researchers
  • Plant development and improvement: A topic supported by the campus dynamics
  • Just published: PROTA* Encyclopedia (Plant resources of Tropical Africa) publishes 2 new books

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n° 2 - december 2008

Table of content :

  • Report on ABC-Network: The european network of clusters in agro-biotechnologies
  • ARCUS project - Languedoc-Roussillon/China Sino-French Cooperationon sustainable development: Chongming eco-island
  • DURAS Project: Innovative partnerships for sustainable development.
  • International network in rural and agricultural training (FAR)
  • BOMLR Open Library Montpellier/Languedoc-Roussillon
  • An example of scientific cooperation between France and Tunisia: Detoxification of clams and integrated management

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n° 1 - october 2008

Table of content :

  • Biodiversity and Agricultures, hot topic in Montpellier: Several international events will be held in
    Montpellier over the coming months around one of the major areas of interest for the regional research community.
  • Just published :Societies and Sustainable Development: Contribution of Social Sciences - 7th 'dossier d’Agropolis International' (September 2008, 68 pages)
  • EMBRAPA’s Labex in Europe: growing in 2009 with a new coordinator
  • New Call for Candidates Agris Mundus Master, European Master degree
  • Annual General Meeting 2008 (AGM 2008) of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
  • Guest researchers: organization of French courses

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Nathalie Villemejeanne
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