About AMAP

AMAP is a joint research unit (French acronym UMR) under the umbrella of:

Research activities at AMAP are rooted in two disciplines: (i) botany (systematic and structural), plant ecology, agronomy and forestry, and (ii) applied computer science, mathematics and statistics. Research is organized around 3 axes and platforms. Its main location is the Parc Scientifique Agropolis in Montpellier, France, with secondary locations in tropical countries.

AMAP is involved in three LabEx (Laboratories of Excellence):

  •  Labex Agro (Agronomy and Sustainable Development)
  •  Labex CeMEB (Mediterranean Center for the Environment and Biodiversity)
  •  Labex CEBA (Center for the study of Biodiversity in Amazonia)
AMAP also collaborates with Labex Numev (Digital and Hardware Solutions, Modeling for the Environment and Life Sciences)