Local Economy against Poverty

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

After Hurricane Matthew, Agrisud started a project in January 2017 in southern Haiti with its local partner Gradimirh. The Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region is backing this project which aims to improve the resilience of vulnerable populations to climate risks. Post-emergency actions are initially undertaken to quickly restart agricultural activities. Sustainable actions related to agroecological practices will then be undertaken to revive the local economy and food security of families. Matthew post diagnosis The Hurricane Matthew on southern Haiti has caused considerable damage.…...read more

Since April 2016, Agrisud and the Dutch NGO SNV (Netherlands Development Organization) have been working with the Lao government to address nutrition problems in the northern rural provinces: the ENUFF program (Enhancing Nutrition for Upland Farming Families). This program has a dual agricultural and nutritional dimension, its objective is to improve the food quality of populations in 40 villages of these mountainous areas. Nutrition in Laos: a national issue Poor families living in isolated mountain areas are most affected by…...read more

Agrisud moderated in October 2016 a training initiated by the ssociation Le CARI. Entitled "From Territorial Planning to Field Actions" it took place at CIHEAM¹ in Montpellier. Organized as part of of the Working Group on Desertification (GTD), it meets the its members' expectations: to master methods and tools to support the agroecological transition of territories. Ability to plan and manage agroecological transition territories Agroecological transition territories is a central point to promote food security in developing countries. Two GTD publications…...read more

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