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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

Helping Haiti Achieve Higher Black Bean Yields


July 31, 2019

For Haitians, black beans are a food staple and the most consumed bean in the country. But farmers there have one of the lowest yield rates in the world for the crop – 660 kilograms per hectare (ha-1). Franky Celestin, UF/IFAS Soil and Water ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Beans, Black Beans, Franky Celestin, Haiti, Nutrient Management, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Soil Science

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: Agriculture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), Area-project, Gender, Haiti, Women
Lemâne Delva and Joubert Fayette pose outside a building on the campus of the University of Florida

Four Florida Grads from Haiti Spearhead Agricultural Project in their Homeland


June 14, 2019

Four University of Florida graduates who grew up in Haiti are their own “It’s a Small World” exhibit: Lemâne Delva, Joubert Fayette, Boaz Anglade and Andrew Tarter. They were each born in Haiti within a few years of one another, and ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Andrew Tarter, Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), Area, Area-project, Boaz Anglade, Haiti, Joubert Fayette, Lemane Delva, Support For Agricultural Research And Development, Tyler Jones

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

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


May 14, 2019

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 ... READ MORE

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

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


May 14, 2019

In French Training materials (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 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), Area-project, Extension, Haiti, Norma Samuel
Haitian students placing Byenvini sign.

Haitian college students study farming practices in improved course supported by AREA


March 25, 2019

En française 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

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

Les agriculteurs haïtiens s’engagent dans un projet de renforcement de la résilience face aux risques climatiques


March 7, 2019

In English Les agriculteurs haïtiens vivent dans un des pays les plus vulnérables au monde face aux conséquences du réchauffement climatique. Des phénomènes météorologiques de plus en plus imprévisibles et violents – tels que des ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), Area-project, Climate Change, Climate Smart Solutions, Feed The Future, Haiti
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

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