French Scientific Committee on Desertification

Comité Scientifique Français de la Désertification
Cari - Lutte contre la dégradation des terres

CARI - Centre d'Action et de Réalisations Internationales (France)

12 rue du courreau - 34380 Viols le Fort - France
Tél. +33 (0)4 67 55 61 18

In brief

Created in 1998, CARI is an organization for international solidarity or non-governmental organization (NGO) helping African populations in arid areas especially in Sub-Saharan Africa and in North Africa.

• It works in fields like rural development and the land degradation control under the desertification and climate change.
• It aims to the amelioration of the local people’s lifestyle and the fight against poverty.
• It focus its action on managing and promoting the natural resources for a sustainable development.

To reach its objectives, CARI follows the agroecology’s principles and the concertation for ACTING, QUESTIONNING and MOBILIZING both through the setting up of its development programs network and in the implementation of field projects in the south.