Agriculture

By Anthony Cave, Miami Herald, May 18, 2014 On a sweltering afternoon, Howard Van Dam drives around the capital in his Toyota pickup collecting old textbooks, worksheets and other paper from schools...
By Berthony Dupont, Editor, Haiti Liberté, April 23, 2014 The life systems of the planet are in crisis. The climate is warming. Oceans are rising. Deserts are spreading. Wars for dwindling...
Spring 2014 challenge:  SOIL (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelyhoods) has been working to plant the seeds of change in Haiti. As testament to the positive impact of our work, those...
By Trenton Daniels, Associated Press, 28 March, 2014 BOMBARDOPOLIS, Haiti -- Jean-Romain Beltinor plunged a hoe into the rocky dirt on his parched hillside to prepare for planting seeds he does...
A new method for coaxing more rice from the land with less water and fertilizer is beginning to take root in Haiti--as it has in Vietnam. By Kevin Ferguson, Oxfam America, Dec 30, 2013 Six months...
By Haiti Grassroots Watch, Nov 19, 2013 Reforestation and soil conservation programs costing many hundreds of thousands of dollars in the Petit-Goâve region have resulted in hundreds of...
By Marc Frank, Reuters, November 8, 2013 HAVANA, Nov 7 - Cuba rolled out a master plan this week to reform food production and sales that definitively ends the state's monopoly on distribution...
By Haiti Grassroots Watch, Oct 10, 2013 U.S. aid and trade policies related to hunger and Haitian agriculture over the past three decades are incoherent and contradictory, at best, and have...
Haiti's employment push turns to textiles as farming tradition uprooted By Rashmee Roshan Lall, The Guardian, Global Development blog, Aug 21, 2013
Álvaro García Linera: ‘There is no exclusive model’ Published on Bolivia Rising, June 4, 2013 The following interview with Álvaro García Linera, Bolivia...
By João Pedro Stédile, June 3, 2013 This is excerpted from a speech by João Pedro Stédile, Co-coordinator of the Landless Workers Movement of Brazil. João Pedro...
Look out Monsanto: The Global Food Movement Is Rising The book Harvesting Justice isn’t just a look at the world’s most exciting food justice groups—it’s also a knockout...
The ministry of agriculture of the government of Haiti publishes (in French) a lengthy document on its website titled, 'Investment plan for the growth of agriculture (2010-2015).' Find it...
By Maura R. O'Connor, Foreign Policy Magazine, January 11, 2013 In the wake of Haiti's devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake exactly three years ago, former U.S. President Bill Clinton...
Vietnam sells 300,000 tonnes of rice to Haiti
Haitians left hungry in wake of severe storms   Report says Haiti is expected to experience severe food shortages in six months; rural residents report "complete absence" of...