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As climate negotiations opened in Bonn for the COP23, NGOs call on governments to accelerate dialogs to step up to the challenge of climate emergency. "Two years after COP21, COP23 must sow the seeds for a vital amplification of climate efforts from 2018 and beyond. It must be a central moment for all stakeholders involved in the fight against climate change, especially States." Agrisud is a member of Coordination Sud, a signatory to this declaration. Download the document (in French)...read more

11/01/2017 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

The GTAE (working group on agro-ecological transition), which associates Agrisud, AVSF, CARI and GRET, has just published an article on the progress of its work. It is related to the results of the CALAO project (capitalization of stakeholders experiences for the development of resilient agroecological techniques in west Africa), implemented since the beginning of 2017 with the support of CEDEAO and AFD. Key elements of the CALAO project This project served as a "testing ground" to develop common method and…...read more

Agrisud supports and trains SWISSAID teams (Swiss NGOs) in their project to build a skills development center in agroecology. During the 2nd training session, which took place in September 2017, a communication action was organized to promote agroecology at national level. A specific learning cycle to strengthen field partners’ skills In order to develop a sustainable agriculture in Guinea-Bissau, SWISSAID has undertaken to strengthen the know-how of its field partners in order to organize an agroecology skills center. This hub…...read more

Since 2013, the Sustainable Development Program of the Limbé’s watershed (PAD Nord) has been contributing to improve the living conditions of rural populations in a context of great environmental and socio-economic fragility. This program is led by Agrisud in partnership with the Haitian NGO GRADIMIRH and the financial support of AFD and the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region, as well as Misereor, ESFI, BNPP and IFAID (€ 1 million in total). Protecting landforms from erosion and developing agricultural sectors Major flooding was recently…...read more

09/25/2017 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

The International Water and Climate Workshop brought together 220 participants, students, professionals and decision makers in the field of water, biodiversity, cooperation or territorial development. This event, organized by the Water Agency Seine-Normandy, the French Development Agency (AFD) and their partners, was held in Paris on September 20th, 21st and 22nd 2017. During three days, many contributors presented their current and future project to provide solutions: To mitigate coastal erosion To prevent flooding To fight against drought and soil erosion in agriculture…...read more

09/18/2017 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

From September 11th to 13th 2017, the annual meeting of non-state actors involved in the fight against climate change was held in Agadir, Morocco. During 3 days, debates, conferences and workshops covered different topics: agriculture, sustainable housing, financing, forest and biodiversity, energy, mobility and transport ... Agrisud and the Norsys Foundation testified about concrete solutions they implement in the agricultural sector to strengthen the resilience of family farms. During the workshop organized by the association "la Voûte Nubienne", other actors shared…...read more

Agrisud and its partners, the Norsys Foundation and ORMVAO, jointly led the Entrepreneurial initiatives program of Agricultural Services (INES). Initiated by the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region, this project also received support from MASEN (Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy). The goal was to create both service activities that benefit farms in Ghassate (Morocco) and jobs for rural youth. Entrepreneurship and its opportunities During the 18 months of the project, around ten young entrepreneurs have been supported in the creation of their business. Most…...read more

Discover how Agrisud has been innovating for the last 25 years against poverty and what were the highlights of 2016. Read the 2016 annual report Good reading!...read more

Minister of Agriculture and Livestock and Deputy Minister visiting IGAD. On June 13 and 14, IGAD, the Gabonese Institute for Development Support, celebrated its 25th anniversary. The event took place in 2 stages, firstly a visit of the PRODIAG*'s recent achievements around Libreville, and then the celebration itself of the 25th anniversary, during which Medals of Gabonese Agricultural Merit were awarded to the oldest farmers and Labor Medals to several IGAD officers. Visit of the PRODIAG achievements in the Estuary…...read more

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