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Research projects

Various works relating to the strategic axes defined at the launch of the Chair

Current research

The projects carried out by the Chair are financed by the said Chair and aligned with the objectives set by the project framework note. Through thesis, post-doctorate, internships, studies, we try together to provide answers to the issues raised by the development of urban agriculture.

Post doctorate

Biodiversity assessment of green and cultivated roofs

Post doctoral -Sekou Coulibaly
Laboratory -Ecosys department SIAFEE AgroParisTech
Framing -Christine Aubry (AgroParisTech-Inrae), Sophie Boulanger-Joimel (AgroParisTech), Nathalie Frascaria-Lacoste (AgroParisTech), Fanny Provent (AgroParisTech), Sophie Rousset-Rouvière (Adivet)
Period -September 2021 - September 2022


Logistics of professional intra-urban agriculture (case study in Paris)

Study manager -Fanny Provent
Monitoring committee -Amélie Anache (Pépins Production - AFAUP), Christine Aubry (AgroParisTech-Inrae), Jacques-Olivier Bled (Parisculteurs), Anne-Cécile Daniel (AFAUP), Doudja Kabeche (AgroParisTech),​_d04a07d8-9cd1 -3239-9149-20813d6c673b_ Géraldine Pleis (Parisculteurs), Gwenaëlle Raton (IFSTTAR - Gustave Eiffel University), Natacha Rollinde (Paris&Co)
Period -February 2020- February 2022


Tool for assessing the sustainability of professional intra-urban farms

PhD student -Paola Clerino
Doctoral school -ABIES AgroParisTech
Framing -Jean-Marc Meynard (Inrae) and Agnès Lelièvre (AgroParisTech)
Period -November 2018 - September 2022

Action research

From the vegetable garden to the pot

Project leader -Lab3S (Sols Knowledge Flavors)
Funding- Paris Habitat Foundation and Seine-Saint-Denis Department
Partners -La Marmite, Sunbeams, Activille, Seine-Saint-Denis Habitat, the town of Bondy
Participation of the Chair -co-financing, steering committees, scientific and technical support
Period -October 2021 to October 2022

Past searches


Project leader -AFAUP
Funding- France Recovery
Partners -Les Petits Débrouillards, Si T'es Jardins - CNLRQ, Emmaüs France, The virtual assembly and the Urban Agriculture Chair
Participation of the Chair -steering committees, choice of venues, organization of the symposium
Period -March 2021 to March 2022

The 100 Nurturing Places

Engineers project

Transformation of urban and local agricultural products by and for precarious populations: towards collective kitchens?

Project Managers - Mendrika Ralambotiana (AgroParisTech), Alina Koschmieder (AgroParisTech) and Agathe Lautier (AgroParisTech)
Period -September 2020 - December 2020


Transformation of fruits and vegetables from urban and local agriculture by and for people in precariousness

Study manager -Clemence Marescot
Monitoring committee-Christine Aubry (AgroParisTech-Inrae), Gérard Cuvelier (AgroParisTech),Catherine Bonazzi (Inrae), Doudja Kabeche (AgroParisTech), ​Nicole Darmon (Inrae), Dominique Paturel (Inrae) and Fanny Provent (AgroParisTech)
Period -November 2018 - February 2020

Recherches en cours
Recherches passées

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