Organisers & sponsors
The Research Institute for Development is a french Institution, and an internationally recognized multidisciplinary organization, working mainly in partnership with the Mediterranean and intertropical countries. Through its network and its presence in more than 50 countries, it has an original approach to research, expertise, training and knowledge sharing for the benefit of territories and countries that make science and innovation one of the most first levers of their development.
The Association Agropolis International was founded in Montpellier 24 January 1986 by the research and higher education institutes located in Montpellier and the Occitanie area working in the field of agriculture, food, biodiversity and environment, with the support of the government and local authorities.This platform is open to the development of the Mediterranean and Southern countries; it also gathers a large range of stakeholders and partners of the economic development and from the civil society.
Bioversity International is a research-for-development organization that provides scientific evidence of the role that on-farm and wild agricultural and forest biodiversity can play in a more nutritious, resilient, productive and adaptable food and agricultural system. Bioversity International is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. CGIAR is a global research partnership for a food secure future.
CIRAD is a public establishment (EPIC) under the joint authority of the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation and the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs. Its activities concern the life sciences, social sciences and engineering sciences, applied to agriculture, the environment and territorial management. Its work centres on several main topics: food security, climate change, natural resource management, reduction of inequalities and poverty alleviation.
Montpellier SupAgro contributes to changes in agricultural research thanks to the involvement of its research professors in 22 mixed research units and 3 mixed technology units. Montpellier SupAgro’s scientific teams work in close collaboration with major research organizations based in Montpellier (INRA, CIRAD, Ird, Irstea ...) and regional higher education institutions (University of Montpellier, Paul Valéry University, University via Domitia de Perpignan , CIHEAM-IAMM ...).
University of Montpellier
Created in 2015 through the merger of University Montpellier 1 and University Montpellier 2, the University of Montpellier (UM) draws from the excellence and synergy of these two institutions. The University of Montpellier brings together an extensive community of knowledge, from science, technology, medicine and environmental sciences, to educational sciences, economics, management, law and political science. It is involved in a strategic global initiative aiming at making Montpellier one of the European capitals for Health and Agro-environment.
SPONSORSThe Organisers would like to thank sponsors for their support of the Third Jack R. Harlan International Symposium.
RARe is a research infrastructure on the French roadmap which brings together 5 networks (i.e. 5 pillars) of Biological Resource Centres (BRC) maintaining genetic, genomic and biological resources, produced and characterized by research on crops and model plant species, domestic animals and wild relatives, micro-organisms relevant for agronomy, food science and environment, environmental media and related organisms, and forests. RARe is a network of Biological Resource Centres and collections managed or co-managed by INRA, CIRAD, IRD and CNRS, in partnership with technical institutes and higher education institutions.
Agropolis Fondation is a French scientific foundation established in 2007 to promote and support high-level research and higher education (training-through-research) as well as to broaden international research partnerships in agricultural sciences and sustainable development research.
The French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) is Europe’s top agricultural research institute and the world’s number two centre for the agricultural sciences. Its scientists are working towards solutions for society’s major challenges, and are specialists in food, nutrition, agriculture and its environnement.
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