Gender matters in Haitian agriculture

Haitian women at market

Researchers and policy experts worldwide say one of the keys to improving agriculture and nutrition in developing countries is to address a “gender gap.” Studies show one reason the agriculture sector underperforms in these countries is that women… Read More

Training Haitian farmers to adapt to climate change

Choice architecture is the design of the ways choices can be presented to people and the impact these presentations have on people’s decision-making. For example, someone’s choice is influenced by the number of options presented, the manner in… 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 building. But that… Read More

Un étudiant en Master développe un modèle pour aider les agriculteurs haïtiens à gérer les risques liés aux changements climatiques

In English En grandissant en Haïti, Josué St Fort a très tôt pris connaissance des nombreux défis auxquels les agriculteurs haïtiens sont confrontés. Ses deux grands-pères étaient des agriculteurs et ils lui ont appris à St Fort depuis… Read More

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

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 a young age how to… 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 le Développement Internationale… Read More

At start of hurricane season, UF researchers assist Haiti’s agricultural sector address climate-related risks

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

Lire la version française de l’histoire. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, June 8, 2018 — As Haiti entered the Atlantic hurricane season last week, University of Florida scientists supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development are stepping up their efforts to… Read More

La Conférence sur l’Éducation Agricole en Haïti conçue dans une perspective de partage continu

Jene Thomas USAID

Read the English version. Les universitaires qui ont participé à une récente conférence parrainée par l’Université de Floride sur l’éducation agricole en Haïti ont déclaré que le plus important pour eux serait de réutiliser les connaissances nouvellement acquises… Read More

Haiti agricultural education conference designed to keep giving

Jene Thomas USAID

Lire la version française de l’histoire. Scholars who participated in a recent University of Florida-sponsored conference on agricultural education in Haiti said the biggest takeaway is what they will take back to use in their own classrooms and… Read More

IFAS Global shines spotlight on faculty and staff for international research

IFAS Global award winners with Rose Koenig and Jack Payne

Four UF/IFAS faculty and staff members were honored recently for global research projects stretching from crustaceans in the Caribbean to microbes that recognize no international borders. It was all part of an awards ceremony and forum hosted by… Read More