Local Economy against Poverty

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

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

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