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Our appearances

Vincent Chatellier spoke at the Assises de l'agriculture, de l'alimentation et de la santé organized by Ouest France on December 3, 2021 in Nantes.
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Our appearances

Vincent Chatellier was interviewed on December 2, 2021 in Paris as part of an information mission of the National Assembly on the cooperative sector...
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Our projects

SFER, INRAE and the Institut Agro are organizing a meeting in Rennes on the income of French farmers on Thursday afternoon, February 3.
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SMART-LERECO changes name

Our UMR changed its name starting on January 1st, 2022, from UMR SMART-LERECO to UMR SMART.
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Post-Doc Call

SMART offers a Post-doctoral research position on "Brexit, trade and regional differences in France and the UK".
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Our appearances

Currently in the United States as a visiting scholar, Nicolas Legrand presents his work in several seminars.
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Our projects

EAAE 2023 Congress in Rennes: discover the video teaser!
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PhD Defence

Ahmet Candemir will defend his PhD entitled "Farm sustainability and the involvement of economic actors in the agri-food value chain" on December 13,...
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Our publications

Vincent Chatellier contributed to the first issue of "Ressources", INRAE's new outreach magazine.
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A new PhD is starting

Alexis Leray began a Ph-D on "The potential of derelict urban spaces and collaborative approaches, how to respond to the challenges of climate change...
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