Local Economy against Poverty

09/06/2012 inFocus on...

Through Project ABC-E, the Bordeaux and Gironde Food Bank (BABG), AgrisudInternational (AGRISUD) and the Social Centre of Bordeaux Nord (CSBN) have combined their experiences to enablepeople living in precarious become entrepreneurs and create their very small entreprise (VSE) in food processing. The Foundation "Entreprises et Solidarité" support the action. The project is part of a dual logic of struggle against poverty (dynamiccreation of economic activity) and fight against waste (fruit and vegetableprocessing unsold BABG). This report outlines the steps taken tocarry out this pilot project, distinguishingthe process of creation and support ofVSE and the terms of their sustainability.Key elements have been identified ineach step of the process for a transfer of experience. Read document...read more

06/28/2012 inFocus on...

Since 2008, Agrisud works with producers in the Itasy region in Madagascar with the support of the Aquitaine region. In 2011, after three years of operations, the findings are manifold: first, the dynamism and willingness of producers to upgrade their production systems are such that our device does not respond to a request for support growing, but above all, the first producers together in this project demonstrate a level of technical expertise allows them to transfer the knowledge acquired. Thus,…...read more

03/06/2012 inFocus on...

Since 2004, AGRISUD and its Moroccan partners involved in the provinces of Ouarzazate and Zagora in southern Morocco to support small family farms. The activities aim to strengthentechnical and better integration of agricultural markets. In December 2006, the association Ouled Massaoud located near a village ResponseAGRISUD, wants to implement actions to support agricultural activities in a process similar to that implemented by AGRISUD. After several meetings and making a diagnosis, the decision is made to work: 25 family farms aresupported in their gardening activities, sheep-raising and fruit growing (training for technical skills, management training, direct support ...). It is through this collaboration that the idea of a professional organization for better developmentof olive production, notably through the transformation. EL Mohamadia Cooperative was created in April 2010 by the producers of olives. The downloadable document (click here)presents the first results of the 2011/2012campaign to crush . This action is supported by the French Committee for International Solidarity.  ...read more

02/28/2012 inFocus on..., Illustrate

Since 2004, Agrisud International with support from the Accor Group provides support to small producers located in the outskirts of the town of Siem Reap. In 2011, this partnership takes a new dimension with the introduction of a short circuit between producers supported by Agrisud and the Hotel Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Siem Reap. To participate in this pilot initiative, 10 farmers were selected in the town of Real Krabei. After analyzing what local vegetables could meet the demand of the Sofitel,…...read more

12/28/2011 inFocus on...

The "food security for women and rural poor"project in the Viengkham district led by Agrisud in partnership with France Volontaires and theprovincial agricultural services to Luang Prabangwas completed in December 2011 after two yearsof implementation (2010 to 2011). 566 families in 25 villages in the district were supported to strengthen their agricultural practicesin the areas of small livestock (pigs and poultry) and vegetables. They have reduced their rice deficit of 50% on average (59 days / year). 10 villages (1000families) have been equipped with systems forwater supplyfrom catchmentsources andgravity feed system. 23 villages have achieved with the support of their proposedland use plan (Participatory Landuse Planing - PLUP) andeach has developed an action plan for villagers to 5 years.The participatory approach has been developed in collaboration with CIFOR-IRD-NAFRI. 1600 women were trained by the project and the LaoWomen's Union to the principles of hygiene, nutrition, women's rights and family…...read more

03/06/2010 inFocus on...

Holiday villages in support of local agricultural development in developing countries? Help local agriculture to diversify through food consumption holiday resorts? In the South-West of Senegal, Cape Skirring, Agrisud and tour operator Club Mediterranee are partners to develop a local activity of gardening. A promise of economic growth with traditional food crops. Read the article on this topic on Toogezer, the magazine of the earth and men....read more

02/06/2010 inFocus on...

France Volontaire Congo & DR Congo newsletter for March and April 2012 is available at the following address: http://www.calameo.com/read/0012459196b191be389ba...read more

12/06/2009 inFocus on...

The Ta Ong and Ta Roat Preks rehabilitation project in Kandal province near Phnom Penh began in February 2007 by studies and rehabilitation of water infrastructure. The first agricultural support was provided in January 2008 . This project is funded by the French Development Agency and the Asian Development Bank under the "Northwest Irrigation Sector Project”, and implemented by AgriCam and Kosan Engineering, with Agrisud International support. 388 farmers were trained and support on a total population of 620 farmers…...read more

12/06/2009 inFocus on...

In 2008, Philippe Choteau, MC² Partenaire member, take interest in how Emmanuel Vasseneix, President of Dairy St Denis Hotel, has created since 2004 a partnership with Agrisud. The objective of this partnership is to support the establishment of sustainable farming VSE in the north-western Cambodia. With some of his MC ² Partenaire colleagues, he launched several initiatives to engage employees and raise funds. Among these initiatives, the company workers offered to donate half a day of work: more than 50%…...read more

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