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Success Story: USAID Program Teams with Haiti Agricultural Colleges to Improve Teaching and Learning

Haitian college students

French version Haiti’s academic community well knows that to improve its critical agricultural sector Haiti needs to upgrade its institutions of higher education and to train more agricultural professionals in modern research and teaching techniques. But bringing about… Read More

Success story: ‘We Returned to Haiti with Master’s Degrees and Ready to Give Back’

Darline Dorval

French version The future looks promising for a crop of Haitian scholars who recently earned advanced degrees from U.S. universities and returned to Haiti with the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Armed with master’s… Read More

Graduates return to Haiti to showcase agricultural research findings, new skills

Haiti Minister of Agriculture Jobert C. Angrandaddresses graduates of AREA's Master of Science program

> Read the press release in French PÉTIONVILLE, Haiti — The Feed the Future Haiti Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA project) hosted  a research forum on Wednesday, Jan. 22 to showcase the accomplishments of… Read More

AREA Project Holds Conference with Aim of Empowering New Generation of Haitian Women

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, July 9, 2019 — Women play an increasingly vital role in Haiti’s economy and are engaged in all aspects of the all-important agricultural sector, which employs the majority of women and accounts for one-quarter of country’s… Read More

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 group traveled to… Read More