International volunteer assistance to sustainable development projects

October 2021 : agricultural mission in Cameroon



Louis Jestin, AVe expert with Fabrice Tchouaffé, the family representative

What agricultural project for a 170 ha coffee plantation not exploited for 20 years?

At the request of a Cameroonian family, heir to a 170 ha coffee plantation that has not been exploited for 20 years, Louis, an AVe expert, accompanied by Fabrice, the family's representative, surveyed the plantation for several days to define a new agricultural project. The plantation is located in Kekem, in the western region, an area where coffee growing is in decline.

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September 2021 : project management assistance mission in Senegal


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Project management assistance for the construction of a dispensary and a maternity hospital in Senegal


At the request of a religious congregation, Eric, an AVe expert specialized in building design, carried out an assistance mission for the construction of a dispensary and a maternity ward for the health center of Djilas, a village located 150 km south of Dakar

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September 2021: AVe experts meeting by videoconference

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September 9th 2021 : AVe's Annual General Meeting

On September 9th 2021, our association held its annual general meeting by videoconference. One observation : the Covid epidemic has strongly disrupted our activities since early 2020.  Nevertheless, at the end of 2021, a resumption of activities is underway : new requests for expertise can be satisfied by the resumption of international flights.

Expertise request


October 2020 : Field mission for 2 local NGOs in DRC





 Diagnostics and roadmaps for 2 local NGOs


At the request of two local NGOs from the Province of Maniema in DRC (FOMAMA of Kalima - CAPS of Kindu), Louis, AVe expert, carried out a field mission in October 2020 (between the two confinements). 

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September 2020 : AVe experts general meeting

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 AVe experts general meeting in Rennes on septembre 8th 2020


 Respecting all the precautions imposed by the coronavirus, a meeting of AVe experts was held in Rennes on September 8, 2020. That said, we provide remote support to a few beneficiaries, we organize the next missions abroad that will materialize in 2021 or 2022.

The context is not simple, but AVe is adapting !

Expertise request


July 2020 : Support for a pork project in Cameroon


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 Support for the start-up of a pig farm


Two Cameroonians, currently living in France and wishing to return to their country, have renewed a request for support from AVe for a pig breeding project. In 2019, the request concerned the formalization of the project and its business plan, which was done (see news August 2019). In 2020, they renew their request for support for the start-up of pig breeding. Two AVe pork specialists, Gilbert and Bernard provide support for the buildings and the management of the breeding. 

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July 2020 : Partnership CCFD - Terre Solidaire/AVe

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Framework agreement for support to CCFD's local partners

CCFD and AVe are committed to working together to support CCFD's local partners. AVe puts at the disposal of the CCFD two volunteer experts, Denis and Pierre, for financial, organizational and accounting assistance to the local partners of the CCFD. Two projects are concerned : RESILAC (Project for Inclusive Economic and Social Recovery of Lake Chad) and TAPSA (Transition towards a Peasant Agroecology at the Service of Food Sovereignty). Their missions cover remote work (implemented in 2020 due to the coronavirus) and interventions in the countries concerned (from 2021).



March 2020 : AVe adapts to coronavirus

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Coronavirus : AVe adaps


For the ongoing agreements that may be extended if necessary, interventions abroad are suspended, but remote support is maintained. For new expertise requests, we remain available to jointly design future collaborations that will be implemented when the "coronavirus" episode is over.

Expertise request


February 2020: AVe general meeting


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AVe Experts General Meeting on February 4th 2020 in Paris


12 members were present.
Agenda : 2019 activity report and financial report, orientation report and budget for 2020.
A shared observation : the demand for expertise restarts after a trough period.

February 2020 : quality mission in Laos


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Laotian people trained by Alain



ISO certification expertise mission for a coffee roasting unit in Laos



One of our experts, Alain, left for Laos for a month to set up ISO 9001 and GMP Food HACCP certifications in a coffee roasting company in Vientiane.


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