Specialization ISARA Agriculture, environment and resource management

Higher Education Institution Agronomy, food, environment


Classes include many case studies, and the close cooperation with companies is essential for students’ professional insertion.


Octavio Engineer exchange student, Mexico

Agriculture, Environment and Resource management

To implement and manage innovative technical projects within agricultural chains (plant and/or animal production chains) with a sustainable development objective.

Skills and abilities

  • Understand and analyse agrosystems functioning
  • Implement a technical know-how to the benefit of plant and/or animal production chains
  • Implement the tools for diagnosis, assessment and design of innovative agrosystems
  • Manage the relations and the interface between production and processing
  • Ensure the quality and safety of agricultural products
  • Integrate a sustainable management of resources: control of agricultural pollution, biodiversity conservation, soil conservation and water quality management
  • Know the challenges of production chains (stakeholders, regulation, economic and social challenges).

Some examples of jobs occupied by our graduates:

  • Agro-environmental project manager
  • R&D manager in agroforestry
  • Farmer 
  • Commercial development manager
  • Researcher / PhD Fundamental - Applied research
  • Sustainable development / environmental affairs advisor

At Master level, you can choose selected optionals matching the "Agriculture, environment and resource management" specialization.

Year 4: 2 to 3-week options:

  • Water management
  • Biotechnology issues & prospects for agriculture
  • Organic agriculture, territories and markets
  • Energy sources and resource management
  • Microorganisms and traditional food
  • Biodiversity
  • Mountains and moutain ecosystems

Year 5: specialization semesters (14 weeks)

  • Livestock farming, environment and health
  • Agroecology and agronomical innovations
  • Economic development and project management in rural areas


More information on our 8 specialization semesters


Sigolène Verneret

International Relations Department

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