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Tag: Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA)

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

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 master’s degrees from… Read More

Success story: A new approach to climate change

Training helps Haitian farmers adapt to increasingly variable weather and climate conditions Travel to Haiti’s countryside and you’ll inevitably hear farmers express worry about the changing climate and increasingly variable weather conditions. They say that their very livelihoods… Read More

Graduates return to Haiti to showcase agricultural research findings, new skills

> Read the press release in French PÉTIONVILLE, Haiti — The Feed the Future Haiti Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA project) hosted  a research forum on Wednesday, Jan. 22 to showcase the accomplishments of… Read More

Haitian master’s students in spotlight at agricultural research forum

The Feed the Future Haiti Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole, (AREA project, or Support to Agricultural Research and Development) is hosting a research forum on Friday, Aug. 9 to highlight the accomplishments of 25 Haitian… Read More

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

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

Haitian technicians, engineers tour Florida weather station network

This week the Feed the Future Haiti Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA) project is hosting nine technicians and engineers from Haiti who operate weather stations in their country. On Friday, the group traveled to… Read More

Haitian entrepreneurs gain skills to build food businesses

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… Read More

AREA se joint au Ministère de l’Agriculture pour former des agents de vulgarisation agricole

In English PORT-AU-PRINCE,  Haïti, le 7 Mai 2019 — Des experts affirment pour que les agriculteurs deviennent plus productifs et améliorent leur niveau de vie, ils doivent renforcer leurs méthodes de culture et d’élevage, utiliser les nouvelles technologies… Read More

AREA joins Haiti’s Ministry of Agriculture to train extension agents

In French 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 new technologies and… Read More