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29 February 2024


On February 27, 2024, Sylvia Maria Fonseca S. Massruha, the new President of EMBRAPA (Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation) visited Agropolis and met Carine Karaïliev; Director of Agropolis Fondation.  

EMBRAPA has been a long-standing partner of the Foundation since 2007, initially as a member of the Scientific Council (represented by Dr Mauricio Lopes). In the framework of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) isigned n 2013, the two institutions co-funded two Franco-Brazilian calls for proposals. A total of 14 research projects were funded, for a total of €560k.

The Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária, Embrapa , is a Brazilian state-owned company founded on April 26, 1973, and specialized in agronomy. It has ensured Brazil’s food security and a leading position in the international food, fiber and energy markets. Today, Embrapa is one of the world’s largest agricultural research enterprises, with half a century of contributions focused on innovation, sustainability and social inclusion