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Agronomy for Sustainable Development is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research on the interactions between cropping systems and other activities in the context of sustainable development. It is a journal of the French Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (French National Institute for Agricultural Research) and is published on their behalf by Springer Science+Business Media.

Agronomy for Sustainable Development was established in 1981 as Agronomie. At that time, less than 10% of articles were in English. The journal was greatly reformed from 2003 to 2006, including a new title, a new cover design, and a switch to English-only publishing.

Selected examples of topics covered by the journal are given below.

  • Agroecology
  • Sustainable agriculture, ecological production
  • Innovation in farming systems
  • Agriculture and preservation of natural resources
  • Sustainable land use
  • Agriculture and global changes
  • Agroclimatology and modelling
  • Biogeochemistry of agrosystems
  • Pollutants in agrosystems
  • Ecological pest control and biopesticides
  • Ecological, economical and social impacts of genetic engineering applications
  • Environmental impact on soil, water, air and biodiversity
  • Risk assessment for food, ecotoxicology
  • Food quality, food safety, supply chain management, and geographical indication
  • Environmental management in agriculture
  • Decision support systems and companion modelling
  • Organic farming
  • Ecological cropping and farming systems
  • Agricultural production of renewable energies
  • Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in cropping systems
  • Social and economical issues of agricultural changes
  • Livestock and environment
  • Urban agriculture

This website hosts the archives of Agronomy for Sustainable Development from 2005.

The current issue of the journal is available on the publisher website