Local Economy against Poverty

(Français) Dans le cadre du Festival ALIMENTERRE, Agrisud et la Fondation Norsys ont tenu, le 23 novembre 2020, une visioconférence avec des élèves d'une classe de 1ère du lycée agricole français Bonne Terre, à Pézénas. Les échanges autour du film « Le système alimentaire de Fès » ont porté sur l’agriculture au Maroc et les solutions mises en place pour promouvoir des systèmes alimentaires durables. Cette rencontre virtuelle fait suite à une journée pédagogique organisée en 2019 au Maroc sur le thème…...read more

(Français) Une projection-débat autour du film “Semer, Récolter, Résister”, sélectionné dans le cadre du Festival ALIMENTERRE 2020, s’est tenue le 17 novembre 2020 au Centre de Formation Professionnelle de Diourbel (CFPD) en partenariat avec Agrisud et le Conseil National de Coopération et de Concertation des Ruraux (CNCR). Cet événement destiné aux apprenant·e·s du CFPD a suscité des échanges et réflexions autour des thématiques de la souveraineté alimentaire et de la revalorisation des métiers agricoles au Sénégal. Il marque le 2e…...read more

The photo exhibition titled "Sustainable food system in the Hoàng Liên National Park” aims to raise awareness among local stakeholders about the challenges of sustainable consumption. Shown on the 29th of October of 2020, this exhibition is the first highlight of a series of events organized by Agrisud as part of the ALIMENTERRE international Festival. . See the panels of the photo exhibition . Promoting local expertise and raising awareness. A hundred people, mainly farmers, representatives of local authorities and associations, attended…...read more

The Hoàng Liên Cooperative, supported by Agrisud and its partners as a part of the IDEAS* project, has just been launched. Its members, all of them coming from ethnic minorities living in the Hoàng Liên National Park (HLNP), aim to highlight their expertise and to promote local products with a sustainable development approach. . Inauguration of a local and agroecological products’ concept-store within the HLNP After a year of work and learning, the 14 members of the Hoàng Liên Cooperative…...read more

In 2019, our teams and their partners carried out 33 projects in 14 countries: 4,014 new Very Small family farming Enterprises (VSEs) were thus supported, bringing their cumulative number since 1992 to 71,460. Find in our activity report all the figures and highlights of 2019, such as: the formalization of our "territory" approach to develop sustainable agriculture and territories our membership in the Groupe Initiatives to respond to issues shared with other NGOs Read the report...read more

Seven organizations * of the initiatives Group operating in Madagascar produced a note to testify to the effects of the COVID-19 crisis in their work area. Written on the basis of a collection of around fifty testimonies from producers, project managers, managers of professional organizations, entrepreneurs and managers of technical services, members of local authorities and residents of neighborhoods, the present note has the simple ambition of bringing an empirical light and raising a certain number of questions and reflections…...read more

For the past two years, the Agrisud Board of Directors and the General Management team have been working on the perspectives of the NGO and the evolution of its governance. This led to the election of Joël Lebreton as Chairman last September. Today, Elphège Ghestem-Zahir is appointed Managing Director. Yvonnick Huet hands over to Elphège after having managed Agrisud for 28 years, "the small NGO of a great cause" which he helped to create in 1992 alongside Jacques Baratier, and develop…...read more

The shock caused by the Coronavirus pandemic turns out to be unprecedented in magnitude and seems to be growing day after day as record disruptions are witnessed. These disruptions affect the agriculture and food sector and raise concerns about global food security, while highlighting the structural weaknesses of food systems – these rules and methods of organization that should guarantee food and nutritional security for the population. Such situation highlights the urgent need to make these systems more resilient, more…...read more

The current pandemic is causing difficulties in terms of supply and/or disposal of products. Since the beginning of this crisis, family farms supported by Agrisud, especially in Brazil and Cambodia, have implemented alternatives to their usual marketing methods. The goal: meet the food needs of populations with healthy products. . In Brazil, the Ecoverde cooperative uses WhatsApp to deliver baskets of agro-ecological products Farmers of the Ecoverde cooperative, located in São Paulo, usually sell their products on food markets or…...read more

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