Agrisud intervention approach
Enterprise I Agroecology I Territories: for 30 years, this three-pillar approach has delivered efficient action to help the populations emerge sustainably from poverty.
ECONOMIC INTEGRATION OF FAMILY FARMS
- For better adaptability of farming systems to changes in the economic environment.
- To secure the flow of food products and to better promote them in various marketing channels.
- For reduced reliance on external factors to the farm, and lowered vulnerability to price variations or stock shortages in times of crisis.
- For better risk distribution through diversification of activities and products.
- For crisis prevention by contributing to climate change mitigation and by reducing risks of agrosystems degradation.
MULTI-ACTOR AND PLURI-SECTOR TERRITORY PROJECTS
- To identify and share the territory issues for sustainable agriculture.
- To secure farms development and preserve natural productive capital.
- To achieve agroecological transition of territories.
Agrisud’s 3 complementary fields of expertise
To promote agricultural VSEs and to ensure the agroecological transition of territories
EXPERTISE 1 > FIELD PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Through its projects, Agrisud International brings out little agricultural enterprises which create wealth for southern countries. Projects approaches are economic and agroecological, with additional complementary components (nutrition, environmental protection…) for a sustainable development of territories.
EXPERTISE 2 > TRANSFER OF KNOWLEDGE AND KNOW-HOW
Through knowledge sharing, training courses and support to project management, Agrisud International reinforces the organizations’ practices in the North and in the South to enhance the impact. 4 key themes are available: project management, agroecology, management and entrepreneurship advising, territory projects for sustainable agriculture.
EXPERTISE 3 > AWARENESS-RAISING & ADVOCACY
Through its awareness-raising and advocacy actions conducted directly or through networks, Agrisud International promotes changes in practices and public policies for efficient and sutainable agricultural systems.