Travaillant principalement avec la presse depuis 98, Jérômine Derigny se penche sur des reportages à caractère social et humaniste. Dans les sujets abordés, importe surtout l’approche et la découverte d’un milieu inconnu, le partage de la vie quotidienne. Sur des thèmes qui peuvent parfois paraître difficiles, comme les prisons pour mineurs dans le monde, ou plus récemment ( more ...)
In Africa, where the semi-arid land of the Sahel is threatened with desertification, more and more farmers are applying agroecology techniques to maintain and even develop their cereal and vegetable crops. This form of natural agriculture reconciles tradition and modernity by empowering local knowledge (...)
Launched in Bangladesh in 1983 by the Grammen Bank, microcredit operates on the principle of granting small loans that are paid back over the short term to people who have no access to standard banking systems. Today there are an estimated 60 million microcredit clients. Microcredit is an effective (...)
Fair-trade products are also respectful of the environment. Growing organic cotton lets farmers respect their land, avoid poisoning it with pesticides that are harmful to them and their families, and also avoid going into debt to pay for the chemicals. From organic cotton farming to the creation (...)
Cecocafen, in Nicaragua’s Matagalpa region, is a group of eleven cooperatives whose members are small coffee producers. By banding together, the small farmers who are members of Cecocafen were among the first to own their own processing mill and control the final step in processing. This gives them (...)
Text by Alexandra Rey Doudou, Zigla Koulpélé, Koïrézéna, Boala... A French association, TDS – for Tourisme et Développement Solidaires (“Solidarity tourism and development,” came up with the idea of organizing “Fair trade” tours in Burkina Faso. The concept is built around one key (...)
« Why go to Auschwitz?” “To illustrate what we learn at school” “Not to make the same mistakes” “To stand at the grave of Humanity”...
On Sunday 22nd October 2006 , 5.30pm, the Memory Train sets off. On board, 450 pupils from all over France. (...)
They are in their twenties and have decided to spend useful holidays. Thanks to the REMPART (fortification) network, for instance, young people volunteer to renovate heritage sites, such as the Chateau de Calmont d'Olt in the Aveyron region in France.