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Category: UF/IFAS Research

Haitian technicians, engineers tour Florida weather station network

Haitian technicians tour FAWN weather station network in Citra, Florida

This week the Feed the Future Haiti Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA) project is hosting nine technicians and engineers from Haiti who operate weather stations in their country. On Friday, the… Read More

Four Florida Grads from Haiti Spearhead Agricultural Project in their Homeland

Lemâne Delva and Joubert Fayette pose outside a building on the campus of the University of Florida

Four University of Florida graduates who grew up in Haiti are their own “It’s a Small World” exhibit: Lemâne Delva, Joubert Fayette, Boaz Anglade and Andrew Tarter. They were each born in Haiti within a… Read More

Haitian entrepreneurs gain skills to build food businesses

Owners and operators of small food companies in Haiti say they face many challenges to get their products to market. There are shortages of raw materials, a scarcity of equipment, a lack of proper packaging… Read More

AREA joins Haiti’s Ministry of Agriculture to train extension agents

In French Training materials (French) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May 13, 2019 — Experts say if farmers are to become more productive and increase their standard of living they need to improve how they cultivate crops and… Read More

Haitian college students study farming practices in improved course supported by AREA

Haitian students placing Byenvini sign.

En française LES CAYES, Haiti — Every year, high-level students at the State University of Haiti’s Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine (FAMV) leave the classroom to interact directly with farmers as part of an… Read More

Leaders of Haiti’s state agricultural college tour UF/IFAS labs

By all accounts, Haiti’s nearly century-old State University of Haiti’s Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine (FAMV) was an impressive green oasis in Port-au-Prince, graced by a majestic stand of mangoes and a modernistic main… Read More

Haitian grad student developing model to help Haitian farmers manage risks of climate change

Student Spotlight En française As a boy growing up in Haiti, Josué St Fort learned firsthand about the many challenges Haitian farmers face. Both of his grandfathers were farmers, and they taught St Fort from… Read More

Des chercheurs d’AREA supportent le sector agricole haïtien afin d’addresser les risques liés aux changements climatiques

Sign at new weather station installed by AREA at Bas Boen CRDD in Haiti

Read the English version. PORT-AU-PRINCE, le 8 Juin 2018 — Alors qu’Haïti entrait de plein fouet dans la saison cyclonique qui a débuté la semaine dernière, des scientifiques, avec le support de l’Agence Américaine pour… Read More