Local Economy against Poverty

Communiqué de presse Dans le cadre de la COP15 Désertification qui se déroule actuellement, l’ONG Agrisud International et son partenaire ivoirien le District Autonome d’Abidjan ont tenu lundi 16 mai une table ronde présentant des expériences en Côte d’Ivoire et au Sénégal. Combiner des pratiques agro-écologiques et des projets de territoire répond à plusieurs enjeux environnementaux dont la désertification… et plus encore ! . Le rôle déterminant de l’agro-écologie face aux problématiques environnementales 49 % des terres cultivées sont dégradées ou détériorées selon…...read more

In 2021, despite a still difficult context due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Agrisud continued its actions in the service of VSEs and agricultural value chains as well as the agro-ecological transition of the territories. 13,767 agricultural VSEs were supported to ensure food security for families, generate income and preserve natural resources. To find out more, read our activity report where you will find: Concrete examples of actions carried out in the field accompanied by testimonials An infographic that demonstrates the…...read more

La tribune d’Agrisud parue ce jour dans Le Monde alerte sur la crise alimentaire qui menace et donne des leviers d’actions pour améliorer durablement la sécurité alimentaire des populations. Pour Agrisud, l’action la plus déterminante se situe au niveau des marchés de chaque pays qui doivent être ré-organisés avec les acteurs des territoires et au niveau de la revalorisation des productions vivrières locales. Les exploitations agricoles familiales ont un rôle central à jouer pour développer des systèmes alimentaires durables qui résistent aux crises…...read more

Several environmental issues are at the heart of the Congress of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) which takes place from September 3rd to 11th in Marseille. Biodiversity, climate change and desertification are closely linked. At the heart of these issues is agriculture a problem or a solution? Discover our complete infographic (in French) on the subject. The IUCN World Conservation Congress aims to guide future action on biodiversity, nature-based recovery and climate change. This event is…...read more

Launched 15 years ago, the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel project would have achieved only 4% of its objectives according to the implementation status report produced by the UNCCD in 2020. However, its ambition as much as its relevance are right and urgent. This pan-African initiative aims to combat desertification, land degradation and the effects of global warming, including extreme events such as droughts. This while seeking to improve the living conditions of the populations. How…...read more

The French version of our annual report is online. The English version will be soon available!...read more

The Avaclim project supported by CARI aims to promote the agroecological transition in 7 countries affected by climate change. 80 international experts in development and research were gathered at the beginning of February to work in this direction. . Acting for the agroecological transition in dry areas: an international challenge The countries located in dry areas have to face the difficulties due to climate imbalances. Agreocology is one of the solutionsto cope with these changes and ensure the food and…...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

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