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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’

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 master’s… Read More

Success story: A new approach to climate change

French version 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… 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 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

Des Étudiants Explorent de Nouvelles Pratiques de Culture Lors du Stage de la FAMV Supporté par le Projet AREA

In English LES CAYES, Haïti — Chaque année, des étudiants de quatrième année de la Faculté d’Agronomie et de Médecine Vétérinaire (FAMV) de l’Université d’État d’Haïti laissent leur salle de classe pour des interactions directes avec des agriculteurs… Read More

Haitian farmers learning ways to manage climate risks

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 agricultural productivity in… Read More

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

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 that… Read More

Professionals aim to lower Haiti’s high level of crop losses

      Download training materials PETIONVILLE, Haiti — Agricultural experts from across Haiti gathered recently to learn ways to solve one of the country’s most-challenging food supply issues: Crop losses after harvest. The problem plagues Haiti’s mostly… Read More