Key figures

612 scientists
11 research units


social sciences societies and sustainable development environnement markets agro-food sector innovation rural geography law water uses territories environment renewable resources
education and training


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Research units and teams involved in 'Economics, Societies and sustainable development'

612 scientists,
424 PhD students

11 research units

Keywords : social sciences, societies and sustainable development, environnement, marketsn agro-food sector, innovation ,rural geography, law water uses, territories environment, renewable resources,education and training

Agropolis thematic file on 'Societies and sustainable development - contribution of the social sciences' n° 7 (September 2008, 68 pages)-




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UMR ART-Dev : Actors, Resources and Territories in Development (in French) CNRS, Cirad, UM, UPVD, UPVM
EDEG, Inter-MED, TTSD Denis Pesche
UMR CEE-M : Center for Environmental Economics - Montpellier CNRS, INRAE, Montpellier SupAgro, UM EDEG Brice Magdalou
UMR CEPEL : The South European Center for Political Studies CNRS, UM ED461/DSP Emmanuel Négrier
UMR CIRED : Center for International Research on Environment and Development AgroParisTech, Cirad, CNRS
Franck Lecocq
UPR F&S : Forests and Societies Cirad GAIA Plinio Sist
UMR G-EAU : Water Resource Management, Actors and Uses AgroParisTech, CIHEAM-IAM.M, Cirad, IRD, INRAE, Montpellier SupAgro EDEG, GAIA Marcel Kuper
UMR SENS : Savoirs, Environnement, Sociétés (in French) Cirad, IRD, UPVM GAIA Philippe Méral
UMR INNOVATION : Innovation and Development in Agriculture and the Agri-Food Sector Cirad, INRAE, Montpellier SupAgro EDEG, GAIA, TTSD Guy Faure
UMR MOISA : Markets, organisations, institutions and stakeholders strategies CIHEAM-IAM.M, Cirad, INRAE, Montpellier SupAgro EDEG Paule Moustier
EA MRM : Montpellier Research in Management (in French) Sup de Co Montpellier, UM, UPVD EDEG, Inter-Med,TTSD Frédéric le Roy
UMR TETIS : Land, environment, remote sensing and spatial information AgroParisTech, Cirad, Cnrs, INRAE I2S, GAIA Christiane Weber
Acronyms and abbreviations

Institutes and partners

AgroParisTech: Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences
BRGM Montpellier: Geoscience for a sustainable Earth
CHU de Montpellier: Montpellier University Hospital Center
CIHEAM/IAM.M: International Centre for Advances Mediterranean Studies - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Montpellier
CIRAD: Agricultural research for development
CNRS: National Scientific Research Centre
ENSCM: National High School of Chemistry of Montpellier
EPHE: Practical School for Higher Studies
Ifremer: French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea
IMT Mines Alès: Ecole Mines-Télécom
Inra: National Agronomy Research Institute
INRIA: National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control
IRD: Research Institute for Development
Irstea: National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture
ISTOM: College of Advanced Studies in International Agro-Development
Montpellier Business School
Montpellier SupAgro: International Center for Higher Education in Agriculture Sciences
UM: Montpellier University
UPVM: Montpellier Paul Valery University
UNîmes: Nîmes University
Paris VI University
UPVD : Perpignan Via Domitia University

Research units form

UMR: Joint research unit
UPR: Internal Research Unit
UR: Research unit
US: Service unit
USC: Unit under contract

Doctoral schools

CBS2 EDA 168: Chemical and Biological Sciences for health - UM1, UM2
DSP ED 461: Law and Political Science - UM1
EDEG ED 231: Economy and management - Montpellier SupAgro, UM1, UM2
E2 ED 305: Energy and environment - UPVD
I2S: Information Structures Systèmes

The Doctoral School (École Doctorale, ED), GAIA (N° 584), was created in July 2015, from the fusion of two other doctoral schools: SIBAGHE (Integrated systems in Biology, Agronomy, Geosciences, Hydrosciences and Environment, N°477) and SPSA (Process Sciences and Food Sciences, N°306)

TTSD ED 60: Territories, time, societies and development - UPVM, UPVD




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