Local Economy against Poverty

Communiqué de presse Dans le cadre de la COP15 Désertification qui se déroule actuellement, l’ONG Agrisud International et son partenaire ivoirien le District Autonome d’Abidjan ont tenu lundi 16 mai une table ronde présentant des expériences en Côte d’Ivoire et au Sénégal. Combiner des pratiques agro-écologiques et des projets de territoire répond à plusieurs enjeux environnementaux dont la désertification… et plus encore ! . Le rôle déterminant de l’agro-écologie face aux problématiques environnementales 49 % des terres cultivées sont dégradées ou détériorées selon…...read more

In 2021, despite a still difficult context due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Agrisud continued its actions in the service of VSEs and agricultural value chains as well as the agro-ecological transition of the territories. 13,767 agricultural VSEs were supported to ensure food security for families, generate income and preserve natural resources. To find out more, read our activity report where you will find: Concrete examples of actions carried out in the field accompanied by testimonials An infographic that demonstrates the…...read more

From May 9 to 20, 2022, the COP15 Desertification will be held in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. Agrisud participates with its Ivorian partner, the Autonomous District of Abidjan (DAA). Together, they will advocate for a sustainable and inclusive agricultural development. Agrisud and DAA will also advocate for agro-ecology to address land degradation issues, alongside CARI and many other civil society organizations. . "Agro-ecology & Territorial approaches: beyond words, methods and tools to act!" This is the title of the round table…...read more

La tribune d’Agrisud parue ce jour dans Le Monde alerte sur la crise alimentaire qui menace et donne des leviers d’actions pour améliorer durablement la sécurité alimentaire des populations. Pour Agrisud, l’action la plus déterminante se situe au niveau des marchés de chaque pays qui doivent être ré-organisés avec les acteurs des territoires et au niveau de la revalorisation des productions vivrières locales. Les exploitations agricoles familiales ont un rôle central à jouer pour développer des systèmes alimentaires durables qui résistent aux crises…...read more

03/29/2022 inField news, Illustrate

Agrisud, as a partner of the Pierre Castel Fund in Ivory Coast, made a presentation in March 2022  to the students of the Pierre Castel Chair "Food system and entrepreneurship in Africa" ​​at the Yamoussoukro School of Agronomy. . Giving young entrepreneurs keys to sustainability for their activities The Pierre Castel Chair aims to support young people in their entrepreneurial projects. The 8 students of the 2022 school year carry out various projects in the fields of agriculture and agri-food.…...read more

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

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