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A seasonal calendar produced by the participants, showing the evolution of the growing season for pea and tomato production, as well as the importance of weather conditions at each step.

Haitian farmers learning ways to manage climate risks

March 6, 2019

En français Haiti’s farmers live in a country that is among the world’s most vulnerable to climate change. Increasingly unpredictable and severe weather events — such as intense tropical storms, floods and droughts — threaten ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), Area-project, Climate Smart Solutions, ENSO, Feed The Future, Haiti, Support For Agricultural Research And Development

Leaders of Haiti’s state agricultural college tour UF/IFAS labs

November 14, 2018

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 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), AREA, Area-project, Carrie Harmon, FAMV, Haiti, Joceyln Louissaint, Kevin Heincka, Nicholas Carvil, Rao Mylavarapu, Rose Koenig

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

August 1, 2018

Student Spotlight 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 sow and harvest ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Area-project, Beans, Climate Change, Climate Variability, ENSO, Haiti, Josué St Fort

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