The G-ENV team relies on an active network of international partners in France and abroad (Europe, Africa, America, Asia)
on the themes of forests and the environment. abroad (Europe, Africa, America, Asia) on the themes of forests and the

These partnerships with professional and training bodies, research organisations, administrations and local authorities, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, consultancy firms, former students, etc. are encouraged by

  • a strong base in Montpellier, which hosts France's largest community of excellence for research in ecology and biodiversity
  • a structural link with the Kourou, Nancy and Paris Maine centres
  • collaboration with the various institutions and establishments that co-accredit some of the courses offered by the UFR.

These partners are involved in the teaching, in particular in exercises based on pedagogy centred on field experience (forestry tours, supervised evaluation of environmental projects in an international context, etc.), in the offers of internships for the end-of-study thesis porojects, during the defence juries and within the framework of the orientation and pedagogical council.

Our partners :

Research institutions

  • Center for international forestry research (CIFOR)
  • Centre for Ecology and Conservation Sciences (CESCO)
  • French research center in Ecology and Evolutionary Ecology (CEFE)
  • French agricultural research and cooperation organization (CIRAD)
  • International Centre for Environment and Development Research (CIRED)
  • French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
  • French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD)
  • National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment (INRAe)
  • French Natural History Museum (MNHN)


  • botAny and Modeling of Plant Architecture and vegetation (AMAP)
  • Ecology of Guianan Forests (EcoFoG)
  • Functional Ecology and Biogeochemistry of Soils and Agrosystems (Eco&Sols)
  • Knowledge, Environment and Societies (SENS)
  • Montpellier Research in Management (MRM)
  • Silva
  • Forests and Societies (F&S, CIRAD)

Education and training

 French government agencies and public institutions

  • Water Agency (Rhône-Méditerranée-Corse)
  • French Development Agency (AFD)
  • French Biodiversity Agency (OFB)
  • National center of forest ownership (CNPF)
  • Agricultural chamber (French Guyana and Jura)
  • Trade and industry chamber (French Guyana)
  • General Commissariat for the Environment and Sustainable Development (CGEDD)
  • French Guiana Department of Food, Agriculture and Forestry (DAAF)
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Food Sovereignty (MASA)
  • Ministry of Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion (MTE)
  • National forest office (ONF)
  • French Guyana Amazon Park

Private companies and consultancies

International organisations, NGOs, environmental foundations and associations

  • Conservation International (CI)
  • Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
  • Greenpeace
  • Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI)
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • Nitidae
  • Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC)
  • International Francophone Secretariat for Environmental Evaluation (SIFEE)
  • Earthworm Fundation
  • World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

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