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02/19/2018 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

Become an Actor of one of our projects! Agrisud launches a crowdfunding campaign from February 16th to April 1st on Miimosa crowdfunding web site. The project aims to support family and agroecological agriculture. More specifically, it is about adapting the practical guide "Management advice for family-size farming businesses", designed by Agrisud in 2015, to the Asian context and audiences. It will also enable to implement training courses better adapted to these countries. By participating, you become an ACTOR and empower small… more

02/14/2018 inRead and Watch, Illustrate

"This Cicid marks progress on specific points but remains unclear on many other topics and marks a worrying turning point on the migration issue." On February 8 was held the first Interministerial Committee for International Development Cooperation (Cicid) of the quinquennat, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. Coordination Sud, shares its reactions to the conclusions of this assembly: "International solidarity: should we have a close or far look at the government's proposal?" (in french) Highly anticipated by civil society, 73 NGOs including Agrisud… more

02/01/2018 inRead and Watch, Illustrate

"This book is based on the testimonies of women and men from all professions and from all continents. They call on civil and trade union organizations, public institutions, businesses and every citizen to walk the paths of the human economy." RIEH (International Network for a Human Economy) Prefaces of Kofi Annan, Enrique Iglesias and Christiane Hessel They act for a human economy a range of brave human economy initiatives around the world Values and foundations of human economy proposals to change practices… more

01/26/2018 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

(Français) Le Groupe de travail sur les transitions agroécologiques (GTAE) composé d’Agrisud, d’AVSF, du CARI et du Gret, a organisé les 14 et 15 décembre 2017 un atelier d’échanges et de co-construction pour élaborer une méthode et des outils d’évaluation communs des pratiques agroécologiques. L’événement, qui a bénéficié du soutien de l’AFD* et du FFEM**, s’est déroulé à la Cité du développement durable à Nogent-sur-Marne et a accueilli plus d’une centaine d’acteurs engagés dans la promotion de l’agroécologie. Un atelier… more

01/10/2018 inAgrisud’s, Illustrate

Senegal, Laos, Gabon, Cambodia, Morocco, Haiti, Madagascar, Vietnam, ... all our country teams wish you a happy new year 2018! more

12/13/2017 inAgrisud’s, Event, Illustrate

Despite distance, Agrisud field teams celebrate this anniversary In this video, discover the message they share with everyone who wishes to celebrate this event with us. Since 1992, their commitment has supported 60,000 Very Small Family Farms, representing 560,000 people out of poverty. I support the Agrisud teams to continue their more

L’aide publique au développement, nationale ou multilatérale, affiche un sérieux point faible : elle a trop longtemps fait de l’agriculture son parent pauvre. Ce désintérêt a deux raisons : la culture consensuelle qui oriente l'aide reflète le modèle de développement industriel qui a longtemps prévalu dans les pays occidentaux ; à l’autre bout de la chaîne, dans les pays du Sud, les Etats ne regardent quasiment jamais le soutien de leur agriculture comme une priorité. Elle est loin l’époque de Robert… more

End of September, an agroecological learning cycle has been organized by Agrisud in Sa Pa (northern Vietnam) as part of the IDEAS project*. The main goal is to support the project’s agricultural technicians in improving their practices. This enhancement directly benefits farmers they supervise daily. Claire Kieffer, who oversees Agrisud activities in Vietnam, tells us the course of this cycle and the resulting benefits: "Fifteen technicians and coordinators from Sa Pa Agricultural Office and Ranger stations benefited from this training… more

As climate negotiations opened in Bonn for the COP23, NGOs call on governments to accelerate dialogs to step up to the challenge of climate emergency. "Two years after COP21, COP23 must sow the seeds for a vital amplification of climate efforts from 2018 and beyond. It must be a central moment for all stakeholders involved in the fight against climate change, especially States." Agrisud is a member of Coordination Sud, a signatory to this declaration. Download the document (in French) more

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