Local Economy against Poverty

As part of the ALIMENTERRE Festival, Agrisud organized a conference-debate on November 4th, 2021 about "Sustainable family farming dedicated to food sovereignty", in partnership with the Institute of Tropical Geography (IGT). Over 350 students from Félix Houphouët-Boigny University in Abidjan participated. . Agriculture in Ivory Coast: a central place in the economy In Ivory Coast, the agricultural sector occupies a central place with 20% of the GDP and more than 50% of the working population. The vast majority of Ivorian agriculture…...read more

10/29/2021 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

Agrisud is participating in the ALIMENTERRE Festival for the 2nd year in a row, organizing events in 6 countries. The programmed events aim to raise awareness among a large audience, especially young people, on local and global agricultural and food issues. The ALIMENTERRE Festival led by the French Committee for International Solidarity (CFSI) and of which Agrisud is a member, takes place each year from October 15th to November 30th. Thousands of events are organized in France and around the…...read more

05/31/2021 inAgrisud’s, Press, Event, Illustrate

(Français) A découvrir du 5 au 27 juin à l'espace Darwin à Bordeaux (entrée libre). Agrisud en collaboration avec le photographe Johnson Sabin propose une exposition photos sur l'agriculture familiale durable en Haïti. Organisée à l'occasion de la journée mondiale de l'environnement (5 juin), elle met en lumière le travail des agriculteurs et agricultrices haïtiens pour produire durablement, valoriser les espaces agricoles et préserver l’environnement. Ce reportage photos a été réalisé à partir de 2 projets menés par Agrisud en…...read more

At the end of 2020, the international scientific community issued a declaration which will be displayed at the United Nations Summit of 2021 on food systems. Several key points from this declaration echo Agrisud’s position. One of the major developments from these interactions is undoubtedly the evolution of the debate on food security towards food systems,in order to give a higher importance to the quality of nutrition, food habits and the impact on the environment and the health. Considering these…...read more

The durability of food systems was at the center of many events at the end of the year. Agrisud contributed to 3 of them, by sharing its analysis and its field experiences with different publics: development professionals, scientists and consumers. . Virtual meetings to exchange: Food and Territory Forum, Solidarity Festival and 4th Global Conference on Food Security   The 4th edition of theFood and Territory Forum, dedicated to food resilience of the territories, gathered 700 delegates. Thefilmed speech of Agrisud…...read more

The 2020 edition of the ALIMENTERRE Festival encouraged substantial worldwide exchanges on the agricultural and food challenges through the organization of more than 1,000 events. Agrisud and its stakeholders fall within the approach of the Festival by sharing their sustainable solutions during the 4 events in Vietnam, Senegal, Morocco and Madagascar. Meeting, sharing and exchanging on the challenges of sustainable nutrition The activities were carried out on local challenges and the solutions that can be found. Delegates, most of them…...read more

On December 1st, 2020, Agrisud and the University of Itasy organized a screening-debate on the films titled"Maîtres Exploitants : un réseau de prestataires agricoles de proximité" and " L’agro-écologie pour les générations futures". Exchanges with students concerned solutions to develop in order to reinforce the resilience and the sustainability of food systems. This meeting marks the end of a series of events organised by Agrisud as a part of the 2020 edition of the ALIMENTERRE Festival. . Agro-ecology and multi-stakeholder…...read more

As a part of the ALIMENTERRE Festival, Agrisud and the Norsys Foundation organized on November 23rd 2020, a videoconference with students from the French agricultural high school Bonne Terre, based in Pézenas. Exchanges on the film« Le système alimentaire de Fès » focused on Morrocan farming and the solutions implemented to promote sustainable food systems. This virtual meeting follows the educational day which took place in 2019 in Morocco on the topic of sustainable agriculture. . Discovering farming of another country in order…...read more

A screening-debate on the film titled “Semer, Récolter, Résister”, selected for the Edition 2020 of the ALIMENTERRE Festival, took place on November 17th, 2020 at the Professional Training Center of Diourbel (PTCD) in collaboration with Agrisud and the Cooperation and Rural Concertation National Committee (CRCNC). This event intended for the PTCD trainees aroused exchanges and thoughts on food sovereignty and appreciation of agricultural jobs in Senegal. It is the second highlight of Agrisud’s participation to the ALIMENTERRE Festival. . Local consuming…...read more

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