Tag: area-project

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

UF-managed AREA project to host Haiti’s first conference on agricultural teaching

Absalon Pierre teaching professors in Haiti as part of the Faculty Development Academy.

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 professors in Haiti to… Read More

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