Agriculture

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...
By Randal C. Archibold, New York Times, Nov 17, 2012 FAUCHÉ, Haiti — A woman who lost just about everything now gives her children coffee for meals because it quiets their stomachs a...
The following two articles are published in the October 2012 issue of Haiti Briefing, published by the Haiti Support Group in London, UK. The pdf of the issue (three pages) is attached. Haiti...
By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, Nov 5, 2012 Before Sandy dumped more than 20 inches of rain on Haiti, rural towns like Petit-Goâve were relatively prosperous, their crops of banana,...
By Dan Charles, NPR Radio, Oct 4, 2012 Based on a broadcast on National Public Radio's 'All Things Considered.' Listen to the story here.   How much extra would you pay for...
With 60 percent of Haitians relying on farming to feed their families, a revitalized sector is absolutely crucial to long-term growth   By Oxfam, published October 15, 2012 Plans and...
By the Caribbean Journal staff, Aug 30, 2012 http://www.caribjournal.com/2012/08/30/haitis-agriculture-sector-suffered-242-million-in-damage-from-storm-report/  
By Ronel Odatte AlterPresse, June 13, 2012, translated from the French by Dady Chery for Haiti Chery Hinche, Haiti – In the Central Plateau, those who keep hen houses, or live in one way...
According to Le Nouvelliste daily, U.S. agricultural authorities have closed off the U.S. market for dried mango from Haiti. As a result, an upstart factory in Gros Morne, in Haiti's Artibonite...
Caribbean Journal, June 6, 2012 Haiti President Michel Martelly visited an environmental project Tuesday, promising that Haiti would plant two million seedlings in the country by September....
By staff, Caribbean Journal, April 26, 2012 Haiti will be receiving a $27 million grant from the Inter-American Development Bank for a pilot programme aimed at improving land tenure security in...
By Jacob Kushner, published on Global Post (Fault Line project), April 12, 2012 (The online story includes an informative, four minute video on the story of rice production in Haiti.)  ...
Published on the 'Poverty Matters Blog' of The Guardian (UK), March 15, 2012 Organic agricultural practices are improving prospects for India's farmers by providing greater profit and...
By Rosie Wong, published in Foreign Policy In Focus, March 9, 2012 With its muddy roads, humble huts, and constant military patrols, Bajo Aguán, Honduras feels a long way away from the...