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11/01/2016 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

13 attendees from Agrisud International, GRET, AVSF, the CARI, Juvisy, DANAYA ... attended the GTD training on October 20th and 21st 2016 at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Montpellier (IAMM). The goal was to continue the work initiated by the document "Towards agro-ecological transition in the territories subject to desertification." The group has carried out a presentation and analysis of methods and tools used for planning. After the training several points emerged: interest, methods and tools, points of attention for…...read more

Following a diagnosis of the situation in southern Haiti hit hard severely affected by Hurricane Matthew, our team intend to do, in partnership with haïtian NGO GRADIMIRH an "emergency-reconstruction-development" action in Port-Salut, Arniquet and Saint-Jean du Sud. With the participation of local officials, technical services and producer organizations, the goal is to support small and vulnerable family farmers in rehabilitating their habitat completely destroyed and restarting agricultural activities on two areas: food security and income generation. Support our team work, please donate....read more

10/07/2016 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

Saturday, October 1st 2016 was a rich day full of meetings and discoveries at the event "Climate Day" in Rabat, Morocco. The exhibition organized as part of our collaboration with MASEN (Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy), has received much attention and enthusiasm. This demonstrates a growing interest in "climate solutions" and especially for actors who act daily in favor of sustainable agriculture. Thank you to all those who came to talk with us . Let's meet in Marrakech in November…...read more

[Morocco, July 2016] On the occasion of the assessment of the pilot phase of the project "Sustainable enhancement of the farming sector performances" led by Agrisud in Ghassate near Ouarzazate, a photo exhibition highlights 18 of the 119 families involved. This project has been implementing for 2 years with the support of MASEN, the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy, which aims to promote local development around the solar complex area that it has put in place in Ouarzazate. The ORMVAO,…...read more

An original presentation, a new perspective… Discover our last annual report...read more

AGRISUD, AVSF, CARI and GRET come to form a working group on agroecological transition. With research and based on the experience of each this group will conduct validation work conditions for the success of agroecological transitions for family farming, and evaluation of their effects and impact. Through these analyzed experiences and lessons learned, he wants to bring a unique voice and a greater capacity for political dialogue to strengthen advocacy on agroecology at national and international level. An action-research initiative…...read more

The pilot project to reduce Miombo forest deforestation and degradation on the outskirts of the natural reserve of Gilé in Mozambique is going on for the agricultural campaign 2015-2016 with 390 farmers from 8 communities. The agro-ecological intensification is a way to reduce cultivated areas and preserve both production results and agro-biodiversity. Maintaining and improving soil fertility through conservation agriculture allow to cultivate the land for longer periods between fallows. In addition, better management of livestock farming (goats) without wandering,…...read more

See the article of Robert Lion, President Agrisud International, and Geneviève Férone Creuzet, Vice President Agrisud International, published in Le Monde on December 10, 2015 See the article on the site of Le Monde Photo credit: Drought in Somalia (2007). REUTERS / Radu Sigheti...read more

12/04/2015 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

In parallel with the ongoing negotiations on climate, side events are a great way to agroecology could well be on the agenda of solutions. Globaly NGOs and Agrisud support the idea that family farms can be resilient to climate risks, and may also contribute significantly to mitigation. But two conditions: the adaptation of agricultural practices to reduce vulnerability, and complementarity of scale between the culture of land, farming and the land. Important initiatives are emerging around the preservation and restoration…...read more

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