Local Economy against Poverty

(Français) Le projet Avaclim porté par le CARI entend promouvoir la transition agro-écologique dans 7 pays touchés par le changement climatique. 80 experts internationaux du développement et de la recherche ont été mobilisés début février pour œuvrer en ce sens. . Agir pour la transition agro-écologique en zones arides : un challenge international Les pays situés en zones arides doivent faire face aux difficultés engendrées par les dérèglements climatiques. L’agro-écologie est une des solutions pour s’adapter à ces changements et…...read more

(Français) Les exploitations familiales agricoles accompagnées par Agrisud et travaillant avec le Club Med ont subi de plein fouet l’impact de la crise Covid-19 avec la fermeture des villages de vacances. Pour ne pas mettre en péril son réseau d’approvisionnement, le Club Med a mobilisé sa fondation pour prendre le relais et mener une action de solidarité au bénéfice des populations locales. . Au Sénégal, le Club Med et sa fondation développent des « paniers solidaires » « L’idée de…...read more

At the end of 2020, the international scientific community issued a declaration which will be displayed at the United Nations Summit of 2021 on food systems. Several key points from this declaration echo Agrisud’s position. One of the major developments from these interactions is undoubtedly the evolution of the debate on food security towards food systems,in order to give a higher importance to the quality of nutrition, food habits and the impact on the environment and the health. Considering these…...read more

Starting from January 28th, 2021, every Thursday and for 3 weeks, discover the vision of an expert or a professional on “Sustainable Solutions”. This new series completes the 5 videos “Stop aux idées reçues !” (“Stop to preconceived ideas!”) released at the end of 2020 by addressing Sustainable Solutions through 3 areas: academic, politics and company. The first video of this new series : “Climat et agroécologie, le duo gagnant !” (“Climate and agroecology, the winning duo!”) brings in Christian…...read more

Every Thursday, and for 5 weeks, Agrisud broadcasts on its social media, a 2-minute video presenting a solution "to Produce and Consume better”. Through these videos, Agrisud says "Stop to preconceived ideas!" and highlights key points for developing sustainable agriculture and food systems. The first solution: "Agroecology" was broadcast this Thursday, November 19th on Agrisud's Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Youtube Pages. Let's meet every Thursday to share these sustainable solutions together and make them known to those around you! .…...read more

In 2019, our teams and their partners carried out 33 projects in 14 countries: 4,014 new Very Small family farming Enterprises (VSEs) were thus supported, bringing their cumulative number since 1992 to 71,460. Find in our activity report all the figures and highlights of 2019, such as: the formalization of our "territory" approach to develop sustainable agriculture and territories our membership in the Groupe Initiatives to respond to issues shared with other NGOs Read the report...read more

Seven organizations * of the initiatives Group operating in Madagascar produced a note to testify to the effects of the COVID-19 crisis in their work area. Written on the basis of a collection of around fifty testimonies from producers, project managers, managers of professional organizations, entrepreneurs and managers of technical services, members of local authorities and residents of neighborhoods, the present note has the simple ambition of bringing an empirical light and raising a certain number of questions and reflections…...read more

For the past two years, the Agrisud Board of Directors and the General Management team have been working on the perspectives of the NGO and the evolution of its governance. This led to the election of Joël Lebreton as Chairman last September. Today, Elphège Ghestem-Zahir is appointed Managing Director. Yvonnick Huet hands over to Elphège after having managed Agrisud for 28 years, "the small NGO of a great cause" which he helped to create in 1992 alongside Jacques Baratier, and develop…...read more

The shock caused by the Coronavirus pandemic turns out to be unprecedented in magnitude and seems to be growing day after day as record disruptions are witnessed. These disruptions affect the agriculture and food sector and raise concerns about global food security, while highlighting the structural weaknesses of food systems – these rules and methods of organization that should guarantee food and nutritional security for the population. Such situation highlights the urgent need to make these systems more resilient, more…...read more

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