Local Economy against Poverty

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

(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

Starting from January 28th, 2021, every Thursday and for 3 weeks, discover the vision of an expert or a professional on “Sustainable Solutions”. This new series completes the 5 videos “Stop aux idées reçues !” (“Stop to preconceived ideas!”) released at the end of 2020 by addressing Sustainable Solutions through 3 areas: academic, politics and company. The first video of this new series : “Climat et agroécologie, le duo gagnant !” (“Climate and agroecology, the winning duo!”) brings in Christian…...read more

At the end of 2020, Agrisud’s scientific partners released the article "Impacts on greenhouse gas balance and rural economy after agroecology development in Itasy Madagascar".*(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020) This publication, written by the Laboratoire des Radio-isotopes (Research Laboratory), the University of Antananarivo, the IRD (the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development) and the Eco&Sols (Joint research unit), confirms that agroecological practices can at the same time, reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and allow the increase of farmers incomes.…...read more

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