Haiti agricultural officials tour Florida

Haiti to Miami map

  Research officials from Haiti’s Ministry of Agriculture and an R&D center crisscrossed the Sunshine State recently to soak up knowledge about the University of Florida’s agricultural research and education centers, Florida agribusinesses, state regulation and natural resource… Read More

Haitian businesses learn space-age innovation to improve food handling

Lemane Delva, second from left, and Antonio Antoine, far right, with two attendees.

When they signed up for an intensive two-day training on food handling and processing, Haitian business operators didn’t know they were about to learn an innovation developed by the U.S. space program. No, it wasn’t rocket science or… Read More

Haitian college students complete newly revamped farm internship program with help of IFAS Global

Haitian college

JACMEL, Haiti — Every year, a group of students at the State University of Haiti’s Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine (FAMV) leave the classroom to work directly with farmers as part of an intensive diagnostic field practicum…. Read More

Professionals aim to lower Haiti’s high level of crop losses

PETIONVILLE, Haiti — Agricultural experts from across Haiti gathered recently to learn ways to solve one of the country’s most-challenging food supply issues: Crop losses after harvest. The problem plagues Haiti’s mostly small-scale farmers, who lose on average… Read More

Student Spotlight: Rédjino Mompremier

Redjino Mompremier

Rédjino Mompremier knows the challenges Haiti faces to feed its population. The Haiti native has seen firsthand what food insecurity looks like, with roughly half of the country’s population classified as undernourished. This is aggravated by a longstanding… Read More

Haitian labs receive equipment, training to fight diseases and pests in crops

New Lab Microscope in Haiti

PETIONVILLE, Haiti — University of Florida researchers working with Haitians on a U.S.-funded project are lending their expertise to enhance Haitians’ ability to diagnose diseases in crops. The Feed the Future Haiti project, called Appui à la Recherche et… Read More