Agronomes & vétérinaires sans frontières

Supporting smallholder communities for 45 years

We are agronomists, veterinarians, women and men committed to supporting the future of our planet and humanity.
We work with smallholder farmers to preserve their food and economic autonomy, limit our impact on the climate and preserve biodiversity.

88% of our resources go directly to the field


Our areas of focus



Improving the performance of smallholder agricultural systems

Livestock farming, One Health

Livestock farming, One Health

Strengthening animal-health systems and the role of smallholder livestock farming
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Fair supply chains

Fair supply chains

Building fair and transparent supply chains for smallholder organisations
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Crisis response

Crisis response

Helping rural communities become more resilient to armed conflict and natural disasters

Equal opportunity

Equal opportunity

Helping women and young people gain better access to resources, training and decision-making bodies
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Agroecology in Senegal

“I have been growing okra, aubergines, tomatoes, chillies and lettuce for six years. I used to use chemical products and did not know the best practices for sowing seeds. I did not earn much money. Thanks to the techniques I learned with AVSF, yields have improved and the produce looks nicer. By selling more and eliminating spending on chemical products, my income has more than tripled!”

Adama Diamanka, farmer


The latest news on our projects


On 2 March 2022 at the Paris International Agricultural Show, CIRAD and Agronomes & Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (AVSF) signed a framework agreement aimed at enhancing their capacity for action […]


Read our Annual Report to know everthing about AVSF in 2020. […]


The most complete document to learn about AVSF and its missions. […]


Assassinated on August 10, Benoît Maria had been developing agricultural projects and defending the rights of peasants and indigenous communities in Guatemala for more than 20 years. […]


Over 70 projects in 22 countries


Technical documents for more detailed information