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):