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


October 15, 2020

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 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Area-project
Darline Dorval

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


August 26, 2020

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 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), AREA, Area-project, Darline Dorval
Riphine Mainveil

Tell Us About It: Horticulture Master’s Student Riphine Mainviel


July 31, 2019

Set to graduate on Aug. 10, Riphine Mainviel told us what it was like to grow up in Haiti, reflected on her studies as a University of Florida horticulture master's student and gave us us a glimpse of what she will do when she returns to her ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), Haiti, Riphine Mainveil

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


July 9, 2019

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

Category: Academics, Agriculture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), Area-project, Gender, Haiti, Women

Haitian entrepreneurs gain skills to build food businesses


June 7, 2019

Owners and operators of small food companies in Haiti say they face many challenges to get their products to market. There are shortages of raw materials, a scarcity of equipment, a lack of proper packaging and limited access to financing. No ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research,
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), AREA, Area-project, Food Processing, Haiti

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