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
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
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
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
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, 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
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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
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
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