Agropolis Foundation is generously sponsoring 8 students from the African continent to participate in the Interdrought VII conference. The scholarship will include airfare, registration and housing in student housing. The conditions to be elligible for applying to these scholarships: (i) Submitting an abstract for oral or poster presentation at the conference;

(ii) having obtained the PhD no later than one year before the date of IDVII;

(iii) being a national from a country of the African continent. Best abstracts will be selected for support.


Agropolis Fondation is a scientific cooperation foundation dedicated to research, training and innovation at the service of stakeholders in agriculture and sustainable development. It relies on an internationally renowned scientific network, with 40 research units divided into five disciplinary fields:

  • Plant biology;
  • Biology of plant biotic interactions;
  • Agronomy and agroecosystem management;
  • Food and non-food processing sciences;
  • Social sciences and agriculture-society interactions.

Its main mission is to promote the agroecological transition in tomorrow’s agriculture, through its network and its multi-stakeholder and international partnerships.

Since the beginning of 2019, through a dual interdisciplinary and systemic approach, Agropolis Fondation has been involved in a scientific animation policy focused on three unifying axes, in line with international conventions:

  • Climate change: adaptation and mitigation;
  • Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity;
  • Responsible production and consumption.