Association GERES

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GERES receives the IDEAS quality label

label-ideasAfter receiving support with its governance and financial management and monitoring of its effectiveness, GERES was awarded the IDEAS quality label to certify its high level of compliance with the requirements of the IDEAS good practice guide, particularly in relation to monitoring the impact of the donations it receives.



Inauguration day of Central Highlands Programme in Bamyan

Inauguration Central HighlandThe 13th of October 2014, GERES, MADERA, and Solidarités International, 3 French NGOs, organised the inauguration day of their 3-year rural development Programme in Central Highlands Region of Afghanistan.



A new dedicated website for the Composting Kit!

boîte à compostJointly developed by GRAINE PACA and GERES, the Composting Kit is an educational tool for sustainable development and composting, usable by a broad range of users.




Publication of our annual report

ra-geres-2013-enOur 2013 annual report is now out. Accessible in digital format, it can be downloaded from our website.

In 2013, GERES continued its activities through 71 projects run in 14 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia. This work resulted directly in support to more than 3300 entrepreneurs and around 600,000 families or project developers, while indirectly benefiting 2,800,000 people.





Vivacite in Marseille to develop a network of volunteers

vivacitesSeptember 7th GERES will attend Vivacité: the annual festival of Marseille associations

On August 27th, GERES participated in a press conference in Marseille presenting VIVACITE - the largest annual festival of Marseille associations.




The first Climate and Development Days identify five priority areas

journee-climat-breveThe first Climate and Development Days of Coordination SUD were held in Paris from 8 to 11 July 2014.

Organized in connection with the work of the Climate & Development Committee* (CDC), the event was attended by some 40 participants, whether members, partners or institutional stakeholders, who came to share a general overview of the issues tackled in the committee's five priority areas.


Launch of the Sustainable Hammams project in Morocco

Hm Harras 1Moroccan hammams are amongst the biggest consumers of wood energy. Against a background of increasing scarcity and rising prices for these resources, energy modernization of hammams and sustainable management of supply chains are an environmental and economic necessity.




Climate and Development Days (July 8-11), register now!

Climate and Development Days in ParisA series of workshops organized by the Climate and Development Commitee of Coordination SUD will be held in Paris from July 8th to 11th.





Supporting citizens’ energy projects: “Energie Partagée" opens in PACA

Energie Partagée open in PACAThe "Energie Partagée" initiative has already spread all over France and it now wants to strengthen its support to energy project initiators in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region (PACA), by opening its first regional center there.




Climate and energy: mobilization of actors in Southern France

ElihGreenGERES is inviting local and territorial communities from the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, as well as any project leader to share their mobilization strategies and exchange on the reality they are facing during a day of discussions.