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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

This welcome initiative, led by Cécile Bruère and people motivated by the arrival of a new age in agriculture, just extend the pilot actions carried out by Agrisud on this territory since 2012, in particular the project "Ruche du Médoc" (Hive Médoc). The association aims to support and develop the activity test based on an agricultural activity. It accompanies people in their professionalization process and their integration into the territory according to the specificities of each project promoter. It is particularly aimed…...read more

Last December, Agrisud International and its partners (AIM1, CIRAD2, MPE3) organized the launch of new product sales in several markets in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar. The purpose of this operation was to promote the products of agroecology. Agroecology to "Feed the capital" Urban and peri-urban agricultural activity in Antananarivo is important and contributes in supplying the city. However, production conditions are precarious and trade chains are rarely organized. The ASA (Agro-Silviculture around Antananarivo) program, funded mainly by the European Union,…...read more

12/30/2016 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

These smiles make us proud of our values and our results in the field. They give us hope and optimism in this disruptive world. They encourage us to face new challenges that will help reduce poverty and its blatant consequences today. Agrisud International teams wish you a very beautiful year 2017!...read more

For its radio show "C'est pas du vent" on Radio France Internationale, which provided an insight into the "Sustainable Oasis" initiative launched by Morocco, Anne-Cécile Bras took advantage of a visit to the palm grove of Marrakech to interview Elphège Ghestem-Zahir, our assistant director of operations, and her team. This tour, organized for COP22 by Agrisud, in partnership with the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection and the Norsys Foundation, enabled several visitors to discover the farm of Mr. Abderrahim,…...read more

11/15/2016 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

On Tuesday, November 14th, oasis and sustainable development were discussed at COP22. On this occasion, Agrisud International hosted the "Oasis and Drylands" stand where they experienced a record crowd. Our Assistant Director of Operations Elphège Ghestem-Zahir was the moderator of a workshop on "better living in the oasis" to which Marc Gastambide, a member of Agrisud International board of  directors, attended. Finally, Yvonnick Huet, our Manging Director, attended the launch of the Moroccan initiative "Sustainable Oasis".  ...read more

11/15/2016 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

Sunday, November 13th "Mobilization of hoteliers in the face of climate disruptions: exchanges around the establishment of eco-responsible supply chains" We organized and hosted this side event which provided a forum for exchanges between: hoteliers-restaurateurs, producers of Asni and the palm grove of Marrakech and development support structures (Agrisud, Norsys Foundation,  Mohammed VI Foundation for environmental protection). The interest of a multi-stakeholder mobilization has been highlighted in order to succeed in these initiatives to set up supply chains. The producers have…...read more

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