CARI, an international solidarity association

Putting land back on the international agenda

CARI, an international solidarity association founded in 1998, works with rural populations around the Sahara. Our mission is to support small-scale farming in order to tackle food crises, promote the development of local populations and combat desertification and land degradation in arid zones.

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Explore CARI news and stay informed about our initiatives, agricultural developments and humanitarian commitments.

The PASS-LCD project, run by CARI in partnership with ENDA Pronat in Senegal and the members of the Sahel Desertification Network, is the first phase of a 9-year programme aimed at promoting...
Last February, the NATAE (North African Transition to AgroEcology) project manager undertook a mission to Laghouat, Algeria. The Laghouat oasis is one of the 6 "living labs" in the NATAE project. These living...
Occitanie Coopération has published its second fOcus on agroecology. This dossier was co-produced with CARI and other players in international cooperation and solidarity based in Occitanie. ...

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Resources center

Would you like to find out more about agroecology, desertification, land degradation, the Great Green Wall, oases...? Find all the documentation you need in our resource center!

Le rapport d'activité est en ligne ! Découvrez les activités réalisées en 2023 ...
The national Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, the private sector, large-scale commercial farmers,...
In the Western Cape farmers produce from communities in areas within the Kuils River catchment area,...

Our flagship project

GTD, a French network of international solidarity players

The Groupe de Travail Désertification is a French network of international solidarity actors involved in the fight against desertification. It brings together NGOs, scientists, private organizations and local authorities.

Together, its members aim to mobilize public opinion, strengthen concerted action by development stakeholders and influence decision-makers.

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You too can help raise awareness of sustainable development issues and support innovative initiatives aimed at food security and combating land degradation.

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One of CARI's key strengths is its ability to draw on a network of partners in France and abroad.

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Vous serez également informé des nouvelles publications mises en ligne dans notre centre de ressources dédié à la lutte contre la dégradation des terres en zones arides.