Local Economy against Poverty

02/19/2018 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

Become an Actor of one of our projects! Agrisud launches a crowdfunding campaign from February 16th to April 1st on Miimosa crowdfunding web site. The project aims to support family and agroecological agriculture. More specifically, it is about adapting the practical guide "Management advice for family-size farming businesses", designed by Agrisud in 2015, to the Asian context and audiences. It will also enable to implement training courses better adapted to these countries. By participating, you become an ACTOR and empower small…...read more

01/26/2018 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

(Français) Le Groupe de travail sur les transitions agroécologiques (GTAE) composé d’Agrisud, d’AVSF, du CARI et du Gret, a organisé les 14 et 15 décembre 2017 un atelier d’échanges et de co-construction pour élaborer une méthode et des outils d’évaluation communs des pratiques agroécologiques. L’événement, qui a bénéficié du soutien de l’AFD* et du FFEM**, s’est déroulé à la Cité du développement durable à Nogent-sur-Marne et a accueilli plus d’une centaine d’acteurs engagés dans la promotion de l’agroécologie. Un atelier…...read more

01/10/2018 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

Senegal, Laos, Gabon, Cambodia, Morocco, Haiti, Madagascar, Vietnam, ... all our country teams wish you a happy new year 2018!...read more

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

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