About the Foundation

The Louis Dreyfus Foundation aims at promoting projects in the areas of sustainable agriculture, food security and self-sufficiency, particularly through direct support to farmers and education, with a specific focus on developing countries.

The goal of our Foundation is to also highlight the global issue of food insecurity and the challenge facing humanity to double global food production in a sustainable way.

Key figures of the Foundation

• Created since 2013
• 24 programs and projects selected
• Across 19 countries and 3 continents
• More than 63 000 farmers involved
• About 400 000 potential beneficiaries
 

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Whats is food security?

Food security exists when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life. Commonly, the concept of food security is defined as including both physical and economic access to food that meets people's dietary needs as well as their food preferences. Food security is built on three pillars: availability, access and use.

[source : FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)]