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.

CARI contributed to World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought celebrations in Brussels and Bonn. In 2024, June 17 also marked the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification....
At the end of April, the NATAE project manager travelled to Tunisia to take part in consortium meetings and the project's General Meeting, and to attend a training course on Participatory Guarantee...
The project aims to build the capacity of civil society organisations in the oasis communities so that they can take an effective stance on the issue of safeguarding and developing the oasis...

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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!

Au Sénégal, de nombreux producteur.trice.s ont recours aux engrais minéraux et pesticides de synthèse pour augmenter...
Il est admis aujourd’hui que l’agriculture conventionnelle entraîne la dégradation des sols même s’il y a...
Au Sénégal, les Exploitations Agricoles Familiales (EAF) couvrent plus de 60 % des besoins alimentaires. Cependant,...

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.