Feed the Future Haiti

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The Feed the Future Haiti Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA) project, also referred to as the Support to Agricultural Research and Development (SARD) program, is a project based on a strategic framework to enhance and expand existing country-driven approaches to address food insecurity and under-nutrition by strengthening and supporting Haitian public and private institutions within the agricultural sector.

Jene Thomas USAID La Conférence sur l’Éducation Agricole en Haïti conçue dans une perspective de partage continu (5/17/2018) by Charles Boisseau - 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... Read More
Jene Thomas USAID Haiti agricultural education conference designed to keep giving (5/15/2018) by Charles Boisseau - 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... Read More
Absalon Pierre teaching professors in Haiti as part of the Faculty Development Academy. UF-managed AREA project to host Haiti’s first conference on agricultural teaching (5/1/2018) by Charles Boisseau - PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti has long suffered from food insecurity, and a conference May 3-4 will explore one way of ending it: Improved teaching about agriculture. The Innovation in Agricultural Education conference will help... Read More
Haiti to Miami map Haiti agricultural officials tour Florida (4/13/2018) by Charles Boisseau -   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... Read More
Lemane Delva, second from left, and Antonio Antoine, far right, with two attendees. Haitian businesses learn space-age innovation to improve food handling (3/13/2018) by Charles Boisseau - 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... Read More
Haitian college Haitian college students complete newly revamped farm internship program with help of IFAS Global (3/5/2018) by Charles Boisseau - 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... Read More
Professionals aim to lower Haiti’s high level of crop losses (12/26/2017) by Remixon Guillaume - 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,... Read More
Redjino Mompremier Student Spotlight: Rédjino Mompremier (12/8/2017) by Madison Behm - 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... Read More
New Lab Microscope in Haiti Haitian labs receive equipment, training to fight diseases and pests in crops (12/7/2017) by Remixon Guillaume - 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... Read More