International Civil Society Summit to Combat Desertification and Land Degradation - 5th Edition

This event will bring together more than 300 international development actors (NGOs, scientists, local authorities, institutions, etc.) to discuss and build advocacy that responds to the challenges of desertification, biodiversity and climate.

Agrisud will intervene to share its experiences:


Wednesday, October 5
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. / Session 4 - "Blocks and levers to the deployment of agroecology"

Round table moderated by Sandra Rullière, French Development Agency AFD (France)

State of play and analysis of institutional, financial or state blockages to the deployment of agroecology. Panelists will review policies in terms of agriculture, environment, land; as well as the opportunities given by the action at the territorial level.

  • Nathalie van Haren, Both ENDS/Drynet (Netherlands)
  • Bernard Bonnet and Lionel Ransinangue, Institute for Research and Applications of Development Methods (IRAM – France)
  • Louis-Etienne Diouf, Agrisud International (Senegal)
  • Ayesiga Buberwa, Islands of Peace (Tanzania)


Thursday, October 6
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. / Participatory workshop - "Agroecology at the service of economic development in the territories"

Facilitated by Sylvain Berton, CARI and Eric Scopel, CIRAD

  • Bruno Losch, CIRAD (France)
  • Simon Baliteau, Agrisud International (Morocco)
  • Pietro Carpena, Tree Aid (Burkina Faso)

>> Based on discussions and lessons learned, participants will develop recommendations and advocacy arguments

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