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
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
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.
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May 13, 2019 — Experts say if farmers are to become more productive and increase their standard of living they need to improve how they cultivate crops and raise livestock, use ... READ MORE
LES CAYES, Haiti — Every year, high-level students at the State University of Haiti’s Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine (FAMV) leave the classroom to interact directly with farmers as part of an intensive diagnostic ... READ MORE
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
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 ... READ MORE
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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 ... READ MORE
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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 ... READ MORE
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 ... READ MORE