Local Economy against Poverty

09/28/2012 inAgrisud’s

"Agrisud Meetings" have gather key executives and partners in charge of operations in our 15countries of operation.from September 10 to 15. These meetings were an opportunity to celebrate two events: 20 years Agrisud : 8 years of partnership with the Region Aquitaine : On this occasion, the Aquitaine Region organizedan evening September 13 "Undertake against poverty and food insecurity: 4 continents, 6countries, 8 years of partnership," whichpresented a photo exhibition operations conductedAgrisud partnership with the Region of Aquitaine in 6 countries: Haiti, Madagascar, Morocco, Niger,Cambodia and France (Medoc). The evening also combined a fresh perspective on the theme "sustainable food and Territories", andsigned a letter of intent by Alain Rousset, President of Aquitaine Regional Council, and Robert Leo,president Agrisud which act strengthening the partnership between the Region Aquitaine andAgrisud....read more

06/28/2012 inAgrisud’s

From June 20 to 22, the worl leaders will gather in Rio de Janeiro, 20 years after the first World Summit on Sustainable Development. In a global context of climate change, resource depletion, pollution, accelerating population growth, health risks, the question put to them is twofold: What environmental governance in a comprehensive approach to sustainable development? How to make "greener" economy? Beyond the official closed conference, many NGOs are present in the "People's Summit",with a critical position against the official agenda for Rio +20 on the green economy, the false solutions and the failure of the debate on global governance. Many topics related to sustainable development will be highlighted and discussed. Among them: the fight against poverty, food security, agroecology ... so many topics we know well in Agrisud. Our presence at the Summit will give us many opportunities to discuss these topics, to share…...read more

11/28/2011 inAgrisud’s

Participation of the AGRISUD first edition of the Marrakech Autumn Norsys Foundation, partner of AGRISUD, held its first edition of the Marrakech Autumn on "Business in a healthy environment" October 28 to November 2, 2011, conferences, workshops, debates, visits to projects, competitions have been organized to promote thesolidarity action taken by the different partners of the Foundation Norsys. As part of this event, the producers of the project "IGRAN N'ASNI," accompanied by AGRISUD and NORSYS Foundation, had the opportunity to introduce youth and civil society actors in the areaof their professional approach. A roundtable on the topic of agroecology closed the event attended by Robert Lion, President ofAGRISUD, Sylvain Breuzard, President of NORSYS Foudation and Mohamed Amine Ahlafi, collaborator of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protectionof environment. In this occasion, a collaboration agreement was signed between the NORSYS Foundation and AGRISUD to expand the…...read more

07/28/2011 inAgrisud’s, Field news

Agrisud has been implementing since the early 2010 food security project in the district of Viengkham, Luang Prabang province in Laos. The project "Food security for women and rural poor" is financed by the European Union, France Volonteer and Agrisud. In July 2011 the results are: En juillet 2011 les résultats sont les suivants : 25 villages affected 476 farm families supported by the project (gardening and pig and poultry farms)  10 villages with gravity systems of water supply  13…...read more

07/28/2011 inRead and Watch, Agrisud’s

GoodPlanet Agrisud and launch a new draft forestry and agro-ecology and Madagascar Partners since 2008, the Action Carbone program of the foundation and the associationGoodPlanet Agrisud International Partner through a new draft forestry and agro-ecology in Madagascar. In particular through a grant from the AFD, the initial work will be launched as early as July 2011. See press release...read more

07/28/2011 inAgrisud’s

Agrisud International participated in the workshop Livelihoods, organized by Danone, which took place on 4 and 5 July 2011 in Paris. The 'Livelihoods Fund "was officially launched (see press release) Agrisud is now a member of Livelihoods. This network aims to share experiences inimplementation of agro-ecological practices (agroforestry among others) and for carbon sequestration or reduction of GHG emissions through the agricultural systems developed. It isalso the co-operation projects and large-scale ecologically intensive agriculture....read more

06/28/2011 inAgrisud’s, Field news

Projet de renforcement des filières locales d’approvisionnement en produits frais à Cap Skirring - Sénégal Les maraîchères de 4 groupements livrent chaque semaine leurs légumes au village du Club Med A l’heure du bilan de la deuxième saison de production, dont une partie est écoulée vers le Club Med, les résultats sont encourageants. De 2 tonnes l’an passé, les 150 maraîchères ont livré près de 7 tonnes de produits diversifiés et de qualité cette année. Tomate cerise, roquette, laitue, basilic,…...read more

05/28/2011 inAgrisud’s, Field news

Agrisud has capitalized its agroecological expertise within a guide of good practices and proposes to strengthen the competence of practitioners in the field through the implementation of a learning session. This training of trainers is designed to improve participants' ability to disseminate the agroecological practices. It is based on a transfer of methods and tools for: Understand agroecology and its economic, social and environmental purposes; Understand the fundamentals of the agroecology (management of agroecosystem components: water, soil, plant, animal and landscape);…...read more

02/27/2011 inAgrisud’s, Field news

Depuis Janvier 2011, Agrisud International met en oeuvre un projet de diversification de l'agriculture périurbaine et de lutte contre la malnutrition à Siem Reap au Cambodge, avec le soutien du Conseil Général des Hauts de Seine (CG92) et de France Volontaires. L'action est menée en partenariat avec Agri-Cam, une ONG locale cambodgienne soutenue de longue date par Agrisud, et Antenna Technologies une ONG francaise spécialisée dans l'innovation technilogique pour réduire la pauvreté et les problèmes de santé publique dans les pays en voie de développement.…...read more

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