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AGRISUD International

Mission Statement

A small NGO for a great cause: empower communities in
developing countries to achieve a decent living on their land and from their land, through entrepreneurship.

This could be called autonomy, we would rather call it dignity.

Agrisud is a field-based operator, who works with local partners,
and whose concern is on the long term.

We try and help local people, training them on agroecology, best practices
and management.­­­­­

We pay respect to both the human being and the local development.
We mobilize both local know-how and innovation.

As down-to-earth as our action may be, our ambition is high: make it possible for people to become entrepreneurs, in order to build their own destiny. This is our way to embody solidarity.

Programme Description

AGRISUD International started its activities in Lao PDR in 2009 and since have supported various activities to rural communities:

- Improvement of agricultural practices using agro-ecology model of agriculture: rain-fed crops, livestock raising, agroforestry, vegetable gardening...

- Management of land and natural resources: Participatory Land Use Planning (PLUP), Village Development Plans, program of reforestation for protection and conservation forests...

- Improvement of water access: gravity-fed water supply systems, rehabilitation of forest cover around water springs...

- Improvement of knowledge on Nutrition: village sensitisation using LANN approach

Contact Details

Address: Viengkham District, Luang Prabang Province , Lao PDR
Telephone: +856 02054914892
Fax: N/A
Contact Person: ,
Other Contact: Claire KIEFFER, Project coordinator

General Information

Number of Local Staff: 1->5
Number of Expatriate Staff: 1->5
Average Annual Budget: 0 USD
In Lao PDR Since: 2009
Country of Origin: France

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Projects and Sector of Activities

Title Description Provinces/Districts Sectors/Sub-sectors
ENUFF - Enhancing Nutrition for Upland Farming Families

Start Date: May 1st 2016
The Enhancing Nutrition of Upland Farming Families (ENUFF) project is a programme of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), ...
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
- Community Development
- Health Care
Forestry and Agro-ecology in Lao Rural Uplands

Start Date: Aug 1st 2014
Strengthen the capacity of rural upland populations in Viengkham District (Luang Prabang Province) to manage and conserve natural resources.General ...
Luang Prabang
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
- Natural Resources & Ecology
Program AGRITER - FORAE Project Phase 2

Start Date: Aug 1st 2018
The project is a continuation of the actions of Agrisud and its local partners, in Laos, Luang Prabang province. The target district, Viengkham, is ...
Luang Prabang
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
- Community Development
- Natural Resources & Ecology