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Ratha Muon nominated for the 2024 Innovation Awards

The names of the nine nominees have been revealed by the science and innovation juries. Discover their profiles and projects. Three winners, one per region, will be rewarded for their impactful and innovative projects. Among them, Ratha Muon PhD student from iEES Paris. The selected projects focus on research themes that address societal challenges supported […]

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plastique mer

Plastic pollution: towards a global treaty limiting production?

In Ottawa, negotiations aimed at signing an international treaty limiting plastic pollution moved in the right direction during a penultimate cycle, which ended Tuesday April 30. A summit placed under the aegis of the United Nations and attended by Marie-France Dignac and Jean-François Ghiglione, two researchers at Sorbonne University. The establishment is the first French university to be accredited by the United Nations Environment Program, allowing it to take part in international negotiations.

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Workshop on SOIL ORGANIC CARBON

Workshop on soil organic carbon, sustainable land management & climate mitigation in souheast Asia – A diversity of situations for a diversity of strategies

Organized by Dr. Tran Minh Tien, from the Soils and Fertilizers Research Institute (SFI), Pascal Jouquet, from the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Sciences of Paris (iEES Paris) and the Institute of Research for Development, France (IRD), a regional workshop was held at SFI, Hanoi, from May 27th to May 31st, on “Soil organic matter […]

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Emma Jacquin Joly

Agricultural Ministers’ Conference of the Date Producing and Processing Countries

Emmanuelle Jacquin-Joly was invited to give a talk at the agricultural ministers’ conference of date producing and processing countries around the world, organized in Adu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on February 26 and 27, 2024. Her presentation focused on the possibility of combating the red palm weevil through a better knowledge of its odorant receptors, and in particular its pheromone aggregation odorant receptor.

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agroforesterie

Cirad – Crop diversification enhances yields, biodiversity and ecosystem services

The article, published in Global Change Biology on 18 July 2021, assembles for the first time a substantial body of empirical evidence on the positive impacts of cultivated biodiversity on agroecosystems.
Crop diversification was found to enhance crop production by 14% and associated biodiversity by almost 25%. Water quality was improved by 50%, pest and disease control by over 63% and soil quality by 11%.

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projet fedkito

FEDKITO for a better shelf-life of perishable food

FEDKITO is a project funded by the PRIMA Foundation in which members of the CreA team are involved. It will prolong the shelf-life of perishable Mediterranean food products by providing innovative smart active packaging based on chitosan aromatized with essential oils together with advanced biosensors. 🔗 Project web site Concept Somewhere between 15 and 50% […]

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Making better use of the third dimension of agricultural land to sustainably intensify agricultural production

In this prospective article, an international consortium coordinated by researchers from the University of Copenhagen examines the prospects for using the “third dimension” of agricultural land, i.e. the possibility, without resorting to new land, of increasing the volume of soil exploited by the root system of crops, thereby increasing the resource base available for agricultural production while minimizing the undesirable externalities frequently associated with current agroecosystems.

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