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12/13/2017 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

Despite distance, Agrisud field teams celebrate this anniversary In this video, discover the message they share with everyone who wishes to celebrate this event with us. Since 1992, their commitment has supported 60,000 Very Small Family Farms, representing 560,000 people out of poverty. I support the Agrisud teams to continue their actions...read more

L’aide publique au développement, nationale ou multilatérale, affiche un sérieux point faible : elle a trop longtemps fait de l’agriculture son parent pauvre. Ce désintérêt a deux raisons : la culture consensuelle qui oriente l'aide reflète le modèle de développement industriel qui a longtemps prévalu dans les pays occidentaux ; à l’autre bout de la chaîne, dans les pays du Sud, les Etats ne regardent quasiment jamais le soutien de leur agriculture comme une priorité. Elle est loin l’époque de Robert…...read more

End of September, an agroecological learning cycle has been organized by Agrisud in Sa Pa (northern Vietnam) as part of the IDEAS project*. The main goal is to support the project’s agricultural technicians in improving their practices. This enhancement directly benefits farmers they supervise daily. Claire Kieffer, who oversees Agrisud activities in Vietnam, tells us the course of this cycle and the resulting benefits: "Fifteen technicians and coordinators from Sa Pa Agricultural Office and Ranger stations benefited from this training…...read more

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

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