Local Economy against Poverty

05/06/2014 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

During the 2014 SIAM* edition, the Morocan Crédit Agricole Group invited Agrisud to host a conference. The NGO had, therefore, the opportunity to present 10 years of action, in partnership with ORMVAO, the Regional Office of Agricultural Development of Ouarzazate, in favor of family farming. Because of the difficult Oasis context, family farming faces three major challenges: ensuring food security for its people, fighting against insecurity through its producers’ improved socio-professional integration and sustainably managing natural resources, especially soil, water…...read more

02/26/2014 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

This UN initiative’s aim is to improve the image of small and family farming. The objectives are to focus the world’s attention on their contribution to the eradication of poverty and hunger but also the improvement of food security, nutrition and livelihood. The topics of natural resources’ management, the protection of environment and sustainable development, especially in rural areas, will also be highlighted. Agrisud has been supporting the development of family farming for over 20 years. This year 2014 will…...read more

11/25/2013 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

On the occasion of World Food Day, we reaffirm that all of us at Agrisud, do not accept the idea that today nearly one and a half billion people can live in a situation of poverty, most often with great difficulty to feed daily. The South and the North, we know that poverty is due in particular to the economic exclusion , for multiple reasons, which itself gradually causes social exclusion. We believe that answers to this situation is to bring these…...read more

11/24/2013 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

All of Agrisud International's southern and northern teams join together to wish you a very happy new year 2014....read more

09/28/2013 inAgrisud’s

For the third consecutive year, the Association of Friends of Agrisud organized for the benefit of Agrisud an auction of works by contemporary artists. This is Eric Smith, co-chair of Friends of Agrisud, which hosted this event on September 19 in hisown gallery in Paris after meeting forty works by artists and gallery....read more

02/28/2013 inAgrisud’s

Speaking of agroecology is ambiguous and often opposesboth sides. Sometimes presented as a panacea for allproblems, sometimes accused of mystification or archaism, agroecology actually practiced in the world certainly does not deserve this excess of honor or indignity. Quite simply, it exists, and this long andmeaningful way. Who practice theagroecologists be counted byhundreds of millions ratherthan tens, even if some, a few, tend to engageepistemological disputes. A question arises, however, how this silent massproductive and she couldremain visible so little for so long? This book is published by theWorking Group on Desertification, networkhosted by CARI. It is published with the support of the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It can be downloaded in three parts: Part 1 - Why agroecology responds development in arid areas? part 1 Part 2…...read more

12/01/2012 inRead and Watch, Agrisud’s

CFSI, which is a member Agrisud, launches its online resource center. The French Committee for International Solidarity launches "Feeding the world with asustainable family farming" (www.alimenterre.org), a resource center collaborative and interactive on agricultural and food issues, to provide relevant information, rich, updated and accessible to all. The resource center is a place to share where everyone can identify and locate a series ofdocuments made available such as studies, testimonials, guides, information on documentary films, means to act together, This ... is also a forum where you can contribute by sharing theirprofessional experiences. A site that focuses on the activities of the three pole Agriculture and Food of CFSI namelydevelopment education, advocacy, and funds to support family farming. The opportunity to praise the actions of members, partners and the various divisions and relay of CFSI andfacilitate trade and proposals involving civil society.…...read more

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

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