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[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

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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

11/10/2015 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

Aquitaine meeting for International Cooperation and Solidarity will take place on 12 and 13 November 2015 in Bordeaux. This second edition will be dedicated to the theme "Economy and Development: what convergence between companies, international solidarity associations and local authorities in the fight against poverty and inequality in developing countries? ". Agrisud intervene with its partner Club Med in the roundtable "What innovative partnerships to address territorial development challenges? " For more details, click here....read more

On November 5, 2015, Agrisud International organized a conference on the theme "Climate-Migration: global problem, local solutions," which has allowed, during a debate involving climate experts, agriculture and of employment, to draw up an alarming picture of the prospective economic and climatic migration by 2050 and the effects of climate change in the South. Faced with these worrying phenomena, Agrisud has shown that solutions exist, that empower the people of southern and stabilize in rural areas. Hosted by Robert Lion,…...read more

11/06/2015 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

Eugénie Bastié Article from Figaro.fr (05/11/15) INTERVIEW - Yvonnick Huet is director of the Agrisud NGOs working in the development of family farming in the South. He explains that only the preservation of the ecological disaster campaigns will prevent mass migration. Agrisud is an NGO working for 23 years in the development of family agriculture and aid to very small businesses in the South. It is present in over 18 countries in Africa, Asia and South America. The association organizes…...read more

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