Higher Education Institution Agronomy, food, environment


A scientific policy focusing on agroecology and sustainable food systems.


Christophe David Vice-Dean

Faculty members

Our research activities associate agronomists, ecologists, economists, food technologists and social scientists for an interdisciniplinary approach.

Research teams

Agroecology and Environment Research Unit (AGE):

  • A contribution to the conception and assessment of organic farming systems
  • Improving the use of environmental benefit functions for resilience and performance in organic and low-input crop production.
  • The ecological operation of water systems for fish farming purposes,
  • The characterization of the environment and its impacts on the quality of water products

Agriculture, food systems and territories (ASTER research unit):

  • The evolution of male and female farmers' jobs and practices 
  • The organization of agrifood processing and supply chains
  • The territorial development: environmental conservation, the weight of agriculture and the role of public policies and local public stakeholders
  • Consumers and citizens: expectations and practices in terms of food and the environment.

Complex ferment ecosystem (BioDYMIA research unit) :

Understanding the microbial ecosystems involved in food treatment processes


Marine Pobel

Head of International Relations Department

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05 June 2016
New publication on agroecology

New publication on agroecology

"Agroecology territories: places for sustainable agricultural and food systems and biodiversity conservation".

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