OUR PROJECTS

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France
Entrepreneurship and transition of agricultural models
Promotion of healthy and sustainable food for all
Africa
Organization of local sectors
Cultivated biodiversity and soil conservation

Numagri

Conducted by a consortium of key players in the agricultural sector, initially led by Fondation Avril, the project initiated by NumAgri aims to promote value creation for French farmers by facilitating data...

AFDI Mali

Fondation Avril has been supporting AFDI since 2019 in a project to test digital agricultural services (management solutions, training, weather informations, price trends, stocks, experts advices, etc.) with...

Moringa Fund

With the Moringa Fund, Fondation Avril takes part in an experimental program aimed at developing virtuous models around oil palm, cultivated in agroforestry by independent farmers....

Optigerm

In 2019, Fondation Avril financed the Optigerm project, carried out as part of a partnership between CIRAD, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of Abomey-Calavi University, Nutrinat and the Technical University...

SEED Project

Since 2017, Fondation Avril has been supporting the Seed Project, which sources and identifies new technologies adapted to agricultural transformation, especially for African family farmers....

MOOC « Sols et Changement Climatique »

As part of its « Soils and Climate » mission, Fondation Avril supports Agreenium through the development of an online course (MOOC – « Sols et Changement Climatique », Soils and Climate Change), to help spread...

Long-Term Unemployed Zero Territories

Fondation Avril is convinced that there is a pool of unfilled jobs in agriculture that limits the development of new agricultural activities. Short channels, for instance, force farmers to get involved in...

R-STEPPS

The R-Stepps project, led by a team from College de France and supported by Fondation Avril, aims to automate tree planting in dry lands, thanks to a coordinated fleet of small rustic robots with complementary...

Cuma-Bénin Aquitaine

In 2017, Fondation Avril made a commitment to the Cuma-Bénin-Aquitaine Association and the National Union of Cuma in Benin (UNCuma) to develop a mechanized soybean sector, from north to south Benin....

Agrisud International

Thanks to Fondation Avril and a public call for generosity on the crowdfunding platform MiiMOSA, Agrisud International updated the guide « Agroecology into practice », launched by the OGN in 2010....

Emmaüs France

An increasing number of Emmaus network structures want to develop projects that combine sustainable agriculture and social inclusion....

Initiative France

Initiative France has launched the « Remarkable Initiative » program, targeting entrepreneurs combining economic success and voluntary responsible commitment....

Gret

Fondation Avril has been supporting GRET since 2017, which supports the Centre Technique Agroécologique du Sud (CTAS) in the great south of Madagascar, in restoring the fertility of soils that have been...

Oracle

Cereal-legumes intercropping is an old agricultural practice in many countries. It is also a promising agro-ecological practice, which enable the development of better cropping systems and preservation of...

France Active

To help young people from rural areas to create their own business, Fondation Avril has chosen to support France Active since 2016, as part of the project Cap’Jeunes Ruraux....

AgroParisTech Foundation

To support AgroParisTech’s students with their innovative business projects, the AgroParisTech Foundation has created « l’Itinéraire Entrepreneuriat »....

Au Cœur des Paysans

The association Au cœur des Paysans offers visits to farms along a hiking trail that crosses France by the « diagonal of emptiness » from Charleville-Mézières to Fort-Romeu....

Campagnon

Compagnon is a digital platform that offers residents of peri-urban and rural areas a range of services between individuals or between individuals and professionals around food, childcare, mobility and...

Soybean sector in Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso, Fondation Avril and Agropol signed a memorandum of understanding in 2016 with the Burkinabe Governement on the soybean sector, in particular around production development....

Sens Benin

Fondation Avril helps Sens in Benin in order to support the structuring of leguminous sectors for small farms and rural very small enterprises (VSEs). This original operation relies on two main actions:...

TechDev

The partnership between Fondation Avril and Techdev has focused on the spin-off in Senegal of the technological support for agri-food companies, pre-existing in Mali....

Solaal

In 2017, Solaal designed and distributed the guide « Le don agricole de A à Z », which lists 35 action sheets and 50 testimonies from committed farmers....

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