Local Economy against Poverty

06/30/2016 inField news, Illustrate

This movie presents the project’s activities and results, from the supply chains and family-size farming businesses’ reinforcement perspective as well as the environmental footprint measure....read more

05/04/2016 inField news, Illustrate

Madagascar faces major development challenges, particularly in rural areas. The potential of the country is not yet well established, and rural populations, often presented incorrectly as resistant to change, often lack when they wish to expand their activities. Yet the resources and support mechanisms exist: technical services devolved state, Regional Fund for Agricultural Development, NGOs, projects and programs, and a large number of local organizations (NGOs, cooperatives, associations). These could play an important role in the dissemination of technical innovations…...read more

04/27/2016 inField news, Illustrate

As part of the partnership with DM Echange et Mission mission and SECAAR, Agrisud facilitated a learning cycle Tsévié Togo from 18 to 23 April 2016. The learning cycle is to improve participants' ability to implement advice to agricultural small businesses within the framework of development projects. It is organized in plenary and group work in a logical exchanges around methods and tools to professionalize advisory activities taking account of the contractor (individual or organization of individuals), its activity output…...read more

04/04/2016 inField news, Illustrate

The Central African Republic has experienced in recent years an unprecedented crisis. The health and economic situation required a strong answer from the international community, with a strong presence of humanitarian and UN agencies, peacekeepers head. Despite a volatile security situation, the situation is now more stable and favorable to the strengthening of the society. With the support of all development actors, the Central African state now wants to enter a process of economic recovery with a medium and long…...read more

The pilot project to reduce Miombo forest deforestation and degradation on the outskirts of the natural reserve of Gilé in Mozambique is going on for the agricultural campaign 2015-2016 with 390 farmers from 8 communities. The agro-ecological intensification is a way to reduce cultivated areas and preserve both production results and agro-biodiversity. Maintaining and improving soil fertility through conservation agriculture allow to cultivate the land for longer periods between fallows. In addition, better management of livestock farming (goats) without wandering,…...read more

10/20/2015 inField news, Illustrate

For the COP 21 to be held in Paris in December 2015, Agrisud International Senegal involved in October 8 conference in Kaolack on "Senegal's commitment to sustainable development." The conference was organized by France Volunteers in Senegal as part of the French Volunteer Day 2015. After a presentation of Senegal's contribution for COP 21 and a presentation of the environmental situation of the country by the former minister of ecology, Mr Haidar El Ali, Agrisud presented the work done in…...read more

09/22/2015 inField news, Illustrate

In 2008, Club Med and Agrisud built a partnership to foster local economic development around the Club Med villages. In mid-2009, Cap Skirring in Senegal was selected as a pilot site to promote the creation of small farms in order to improve the supply of fresh products for the villages and local markets. 6 years later, the partnership proves sucessfull: for the 2014-2015 season, 175 vegetable farmers and their families are helped, revenues are growing steadily, deliveries begin increasingly early,…...read more

04/30/2015 inField news, Illustrate

The promotion of urban and periurban sustainable agriculture project  in 5 pilot municipalities in the District of Abidjan aims to strengthen the capacity of growers to control systems and agro-ecological production practices. This pilot project is being implemented by University Communities with support from Agrisud International, with co-funding from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Social Development Fund - FSD) and the Autonomous District of Abidjan. The project launch ceremony was held April 14 in the conference room of the…...read more

04/01/2015 inField news, Illustrate

Since 10 years, Agrisud International works in Morocco in the Provinces of Ouarzazate, Zagora and Tinghir with the support of the Aquitaine Region (France). The strategy is to support family farms in oasis environment in the implementation of income generating activities (IGA) sustainable. With this experience and results, Agrisud and its partners have decided to write a small booklet for use by association members. The objectif is to share an approach, a method and a key tool to promote IGAs…...read more

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