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The Foundation supports three categories of projects:

Research projects Training projects Dissemination, promotion and transfer projects
Exploratory and innovative projects;
Disciplinary projects exploring research fronts;
Major multidisciplinary flagship projects.
Creation of training courses;
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International thematic schools.
International scientific events;
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Séquençage du mobilome: une nouvelle technique pour identifier les rétrotransposons actifs et analyser leurs impacts épigénétiques sur les phénotypes de cultures tropicales

Transposable elements (TEs) are now recognised as major drivers of plant genome evolution, both through their mutagenic properties and though the epigenetic regulation that they can drive. TEs can be mobilized when plants have to face environmental challenges and this might have phenotypic, genetic, and epigenetic consequences. However, the repertoire of mobile TEs in stressed crops is not known. It is indeed technically challenging to (...)
Developing the plant of the future Microscopic (Gene/cell) Gene expression Method/tool/technic Phenotoping Rice Arabidopsis (species) Corn
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Socio-ecological theories & empirical research (SETER)

SETER :Socio-ecological theories & empirical research.

For the last twenty years, the research units participating in this project (Agropolis Fundation ones as well as the associated ones) have been developing research activities on socio-ecological systems aiming at understanding relationships between agriculture and biodiversity, policies and landscapes dynamics, watershed management, ecosystem management and health risk, etc. At the same time, diverse schools of thought, especially in (...)
Society Management strategy Model Socioécnomic factors
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Setting up a molecular epidemiology approach for unraveling the emergence of the Banana Xanthomonas Wilt

The Banana and Enset Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW/EXW), caused by Xanthomonas vasicola pv. musacearum (Xvm), constitutes a emblematic case of emergence affecting all Eastern and Central Africa. This disease was first reported in Ethiopia on several hosts (enset and banana), and is considered as the presumptive center of origin of this devastating disease. Understanding the ethiopian case is a key step for a efficient regional BXW (...)
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SilviLaser 2015 & RSDI workshop- ISPRS Geospatial Week 2014

SilviLaser 2015 & RSDI workshop- ISPRS Geospatial Week 2015

Support for the organisation of the SilviLaser conference and the RSDI (Remote Sensing Data Infrastructures) workshop within the ISPRS (International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) geospatial week - Grande Motte from 27 to 3 October 2015. SilviLaser: conference focusing on "Lidar" technology applied to the monitoring of forest ecosystems. (organised jointly with the ISPRS LaserSCanning conference: more focused on urban (...)
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Social Learning networks and plan diversity management in agroforestry landscapes.

Tropical agroforestry landscapes face the challenge of sustaining cash crop production while maintaining the functioning of ecosystems on which local populations rely for their livelihood. Rural populations develop local plant diversity management practices to overcome this challenge. The multi-actor relational networks in which farmers are embedded are (...)
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Soil ECological function REstoration to enhance agrosystem services in rainfed rice cropping systems in agroecological transition

In the context of global change, agriculture is rapidly changing. A great importance is now given to ecological processes occurring within agrosystems. Little attention is given to soil ecological processes (i.e. soil functions) and the belowground biodiversity in agricultural practices despite their recognized high potential to enhance ecosystem service delivery and promote multiple ecosystem functions (...)
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Southeast Asia Food tree species NETwork

My outbound international mobility will aim at two main objectives: (i) Establish a collaborative network with national researchers from the region (Indonesia and Malaysia) to develop joint proposals on key regional NTFP species; (ii) (ii) initiate a research project on socio-economically important NTFP species through the supervision of an Indonesian PhD student, Jakty Kusuma a faculty member of Lampung State Polytechnic (LSP; Bandar (...)
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Resilience 2014

Soutien à la préparation de la 3ème conférence internationale sur la résilience des systèmes sociaux et écologiques

This conference was the third organized by the Resilience Alliance after Stockholm 2008 and Phoenix 2011, which had respectively themes "Resilience, adaptation and transformation in turbulent times" and "Resilience, innovation & sustainability: navigating the Complexities of global change." In choosing the theme "Resilience & development: Mobilizing for transformation" conference 2014 is placed in thematic continuity with previous, (...)
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Projet Pilote BdS Alimentation

Soutien au projet pilote “Incubation d’une recherché collaborative et prospective pour une alimentation territorialisées, issue d’une agriculture écologique et paysanne »

The Boutique des Sciences (BdS) Occitanie is an incubator for collaborative and citizen-based research projects. Its mission is to facilitate synergies between the worlds of research, higher education and civil society (associations, cooperatives, professional organisations, collectives, local authorities, etc.) in order to co-construct research issues and collaborative projects. The BdS Occitanie is currently supporting the participatory (...)
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Special Round Table: Policies to foster innovation in the Mediterranean Region Organised with OECD, FIDA and ArimNet With the support of Agropolis Fondation

This Round Table brought together senior agricultural and rural development Ministry and development agency officials and specialists from northern and southern Mediterranean countries and international organisations. The experts discussed global and national policies that foster innovation for sustainable development in agriculture and food in the Mediterranean Region. Panelists drew on practical experience and lessons from successful cases (...)
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