Local Economy against Poverty

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

10/20/2015 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

Geneviève Férone, Vice President Agrisud, defends market gardening and agro-ecological food for the development of a green Africa Citizen Forum Libreville, Gabon. Read Liberation news...read more

10/20/2015 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

Land Degradation Neutrality, NGOs make their recommendations to the UNCCD, the United Nations Convention to Combat against Desertification. Financing LDN : What makes senses ?...read more

09/25/2015 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

This prize, awarded by the city of Milan and the Lombardy Region, recognizes individuals, initiatives or organizations who by their behavior and activities, help to defend the planet as well as humans. Yvonnick Huet, General Manager's Agrisud International (4th from the left on the photo), received the award on behalf of Agrisud. The honorary committee has chosen this year as different people and organizations as José Alberto Mujica Cordano, former President of Uruguay, "the poorest president in the world," Svezia…...read more

09/10/2015 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

September 9, 2015. Robert Lion, Agrisud International President, comes at Convergences World Forum on "Territory and climate change" Robert Lion spoke at the round table "Territories and Climate Change: Urban and rural areas face the challenge", organized by the Convergences World Forum. Antoine Frérot, CEO of Veolia, Roland Ries, President of United Cities France and Mayor of Strasbourg, John Paul Moatti, CEO of the Research Institute for Development and Christopher Gonzales, Mayor of Guiuan (Philippines), a city ​​battered by the…...read more

08/04/2015 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

As part of the transfer of knowledge and know-how to North and South organizations Agrisud undertook a capitalization work on economical advisory activities to agricultural TPE. The Caisse des Dépôts Group, the dairy Saint Denis Hotel, Veolia Environnement and Orange SA supports this approach. Both products are expected at the end of this work: a guide and a learning cycle with the aim of training technicians and project managers of farm advisory businesses. From 22 to 30 July 2015, a…...read more

06/26/2015 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

The summit of the African regions and cities for climate Agrisud which attended on 24 and 25 June in Yamoussoukro ended with a final declaration that should enable local authorities in Africa to speak with one voice at COP 21 of the UNFCCC in December in Paris. Agrisud International supports African communities in their actions for sustainable agricultural development in the territories and to the promotion of family farming TPE....read more

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