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

Several environmental issues are at the heart of the Congress of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) which takes place from September 3rd to 11th in Marseille. Biodiversity, climate change and desertification are closely linked. At the heart of these issues is agriculture a problem or a solution? Discover our complete infographic (in French) on the subject. The IUCN World Conservation Congress aims to guide future action on biodiversity, nature-based recovery and climate change. This event is…...read more

Launched 15 years ago, the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel project would have achieved only 4% of its objectives according to the implementation status report produced by the UNCCD in 2020. However, its ambition as much as its relevance are right and urgent. This pan-African initiative aims to combat desertification, land degradation and the effects of global warming, including extreme events such as droughts. This while seeking to improve the living conditions of the populations. How…...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

The French version of our annual report is online. The English version will be soon available!...read more

The Avaclim project supported by CARI aims to promote the agroecological transition in 7 countries affected by climate change. 80 international experts in development and research were gathered at the beginning of February to work in this direction. . Acting for the agroecological transition in dry areas: an international challenge The countries located in dry areas have to face the difficulties due to climate imbalances. Agreocology is one of the solutionsto cope with these changes and ensure the food and…...read more

(Français) Les exploitations familiales agricoles accompagnées par Agrisud et travaillant avec le Club Med ont subi de plein fouet l’impact de la crise Covid-19 avec la fermeture des villages de vacances. Pour ne pas mettre en péril son réseau d’approvisionnement, le Club Med a mobilisé sa fondation pour prendre le relais et mener une action de solidarité au bénéfice des populations locales. . Au Sénégal, le Club Med et sa fondation développent des « paniers solidaires » « L’idée de…...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

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