Local Economy against Poverty

06/03/2015 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

Yvonnick Huet, CEO Agrisud International, spoke June 2, 2015 at the roundtable on the business contribution to equitable and sustainable development, organized by the Secretary of State for Development and Francophony. The agenda for the post-2015 development, which the international community will approve ambitious Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty and build low-carbon sustainable development strategy implies a major mobilization of implementation means, involving all players. This meeting, which provided an opportunity to the French Development Agency (AFD) to present…...read more

05/07/2015 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

Every year, each of us relates to search engines 30 € a year, thanks to advertising. Using Lilo, you may decide that this money finances social and environmental projects, including Agrisud! How? It's very easy: by searching with Lilo, you earn a drop of water you can give the project of your choice. Another feature is that ethics Lilo does not collect your personal data and is for your Internet privacy. Navigate with Lilo and helpful and contribute to projects…...read more

04/26/2015 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

Agrisud is party of the next International Forum on Desertification and civil society to be held in Montpellier from 10 to 13 June 2015. Agrisud will co-host a thematic axes and teams to Haiti and Cambodia invited by the CARI, will be represented. Desertif'actions is the Civil society International Forum dedicated to land degradation and combating desertification. The forum will bring together over 300 stakeholders from over 100 countries. Civil society organizations, scientists, local government, farmer organizations, private and public…...read more

03/12/2015 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

The Gabonese Development Support Institute (IGAD), Agrisud’s historical partner in Gabon, has just launched its new website dedicated to its field activities, especially for the Agricultural Investment Program in Gabon (Prodiag), mainly financed by the Gabonese Government and the French Development Agency. On this new website you can find news of the Institute, learn more about the projects developed by the Gabonese association which has been active since 1992 in the rural and agricultural sectors in Gabon, and also discover…...read more

03/02/2015 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

Sylvain Berton, our Director of Operations, spoke on Friday 27 February, during the 2015 Agriculture Show, at the round table on “agroecological intensification and climate change” organized by the CIRAD and AFD. Agrisud International brought its experience in implementing systems and agroecological practices in the South (Africa, Asia and the Caribbean). Sylvain Berton stressed the importance of taking into account four key elements for the promotion of agroecology: Promoting complementarity of action between the plot scale, operation and territory (landscape);…...read more

09/26/2014 inAgrisud’s

François Landais, owner of Chateau La Caderie at Saint Martin du Bois (AOC Bordeaux) wanted to engage in the fight against poverty in the Southern countries by supporting Agrisud actions. Winemaker passionate and committed to sustainable agriculture for many years, he now returns a portion of its sales to Agrisud and carries the values ​​of the organization, particularly in North America....read more

09/10/2014 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

Agrisud’s Meetings took place, once again, in the Lassijan Estate in Frontenac, where it was also born 22 years ago. 50 executives representing 14 countries, administrators and Agrisud partners got together from the 1st to the 5th of September. It was the opportunity for Agrisud’s teams to share experiences, skills and information all through the week: appropriation of know-how and useful tools for our projects, exchanges on works in progress. The week’s highlight was the launch of the “Medoc Hive”…...read more

The 2013 Agrisud activity report is online. You will be able to find key data about our activities and a description of our various field operations. In 2013, with the support of their partners in the field, Agrisud led 42 development programs in 18 countries: 3,600 new family farms were launched, bringing to 41,000 the number of very small enterprises (VSEs) created since 1992. For the single year 2013, the VSEs produced 252,000 tons of food and generated 58 million…...read more

06/30/2014 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

For a traditional hive spring means the resumption of activities during the awakening of nature. Therefore, things are also progressing for the project the Medoc Hive. A first spot has been identified to experience the operation of the Medoc Hive. Its owner is already renting plots of land to a truck-farmer who has been developing its activity for two years. For the project the proximity with this truck-farmer is crucial. We can now initiate the project’s supporting process thanks to…...read more

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