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  • This guide was created following a request by African farmers who wanted to engage in agricultural practices that are more respectful of their environment and more sustainable. It was designed as a support tool for all farmers and ...


  • En zone Sahélienne, malgré une baisse générale de la pluviométrie, on constate des épisodes pluvieux plus intenses générant une augmentation des ruissellements. On parle alors de "paradoxe sahélien". De nombreuses agglomérations et villes secondaires de la région sont touchées, ...


  • Agriculture and the WTO in Africa : understand to act


    Lebret, Marie-Christine ; Alpha, Arlène | Gret | 2007 | Guide pratique | 21

    The World Trade Organisation (WTO) defines rules on the international trade in goods and services, and these rules have consequences for national policies. An arena for decision that claims to be democratic, the WTO is an arena where ...


  • Economic Partnership Agreements and Agriculture: the Challenges for Africa


    rédigée par Laurent Levard, Gret | Coordination Sud | 2014/06 | Les notes de la C2A | 18

    The European Union (EU) has been involved for more than 10 years in negotiating Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with the ACP (Africa-Caribbean-Pacific) countries. Despite pressure from the European Commission, the ACP countries have, up to now – and ...


  • Concern Worldwide and GRET will develop a pro-poor, participatory and country specific approach enabling vulnerable small holders to project themselves into the future with the simple and handy tools of Management advice for family farms (MAFF). These tools ...


  • Sustainable urban territories


    Mexico, Pays du Sud | 01/09/2013 - 01/05/2014

    The French Global Environment Fund (FFEM) is a French bilateral co-operation tool. It aims to promote global environment protection within developing countries. If FFEM has already funded urban projects, this thematic remains largely in minority. But in the ...


  • The FINRUR Senegal project aims to improve the economic situation of small agricultural cooperatives and rural households (members of the cooperatives union RESOPP in Senegal) strengthening the capacities of the Mutual Savings and Credit COOPEC, financial instrument of ...


  • The action aims at improving food security by (i) an increased agriculture productivity and a better need coverage of producer households, (ii) by increasing the added value for operators of the value chains (from production to trading), ...


  • Is African Agricultural Policy off to a false start ? about the CAADP


    Pierre Baris ; Marc Lévy | Gret | 2012/10 | Politiques et Pratiques de développement | 10

    The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of René Dumont’s book, L’Afrique noire est mal partie (later published in English as False Start in Africa), and the 10th anniversary of the African Union (AU) that ...


  • Building cities for all – Lessons from four African experiences


    Aurore Mansion ; Virginie Rachmuhl | Gret | 2012/04 | Études et travaux en ligne | 31

    Nearly 200 million Africans currently live in slums. Urban operations are one of the main tools for improving living conditions in informal settlements, where land tenure, housing, development and services largely function outside any official system. While progress ...