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Our collaborations

SMART is hosting Louise Laage, Assistant Professor at Georgetown University (USA), from 4 July to 22 August 2022.
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Post-Doc Offer

SMART offers a Post-doctoral research position on "modelling economic and health impacts of European food policies".
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Our appearances

On March 8, Angela Cheptea appeared on the Romanian television channel TVR International's "Investiti in Romania" program.
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Our appearances

Christoph Heinzel participated in the first MUSEES (Modeling Uncertainty in Social, Economic, and Environmental Sciences) conference.
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In the media

Vincent Chatellier is interviewed in two recent articles in Les Échos newspaper.
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Our Appareances

Vincent Chatellier spoke on March 15 in Paris to the Senate Economic Affairs Committee.
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Our appearances

Alexandre Gohin spoke on March 8, 2022 during a webinar organized by Agreenium on the topic of the evolution of risk management in agriculture with...
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Our projects

The European LIFT project will hold its final conference on March 23, 2022, starting at 9:00 a.m. via videoconference.
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Our projects

Watch the videos of the meeting on the income of French farmers, co-organised by SFER, INRAE and Institut Agro on 3 February.
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Our projects

Theresa Eichhorn will visit SMART from March 14 to June 15, 2022 as part of the European research project CONSOLE.
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