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Haitian Farmers Play Key Role in New Global Agricultural Movement

A network of small farms in rural Haiti is at the forefront of a new global agricultural movement called regenerative agriculture. That this should be…

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Seeding Change in Haiti

A young Haitian tree planter was chosen for the cover of The VF Foundation’s Third Annual Impact Report released last week. Included among the impressive examples…

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Farmers United to Help Feed and Reforest Haiti

Haiti is a nation in chaos, but that is not the whole story. There is progress being made, even in the midst of the current…

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Would you like to live longer? Consider planting a tree.

Put down the apple. It’s the tree that can help keep the doctor away. In urban areas, trees shade sidewalks, absorb air pollution, deaden traffic…

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U.S. Blocks Dominican Republic Sugar Imports, Citing Forced Labor

NY Times: US authorities will block imports of sugar produced in the Dominican Republic by company Central Romana, on suspicion of forced labor at its…

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COP27 : qui est Tony Rinaudo, l’homme surnommé le “faiseur de forêts” ?

Il s’appelle Tony Rinaudo et fait des “miracles”. Grâce à la technique de cet agronome, des millions d’arbres ont repoussé en plein désert. Il tente…

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Food Sovereignty in Haiti – Part Two

his is the second installment of a two-part article. Click here to read part one.   The gangs running rampant in Haiti have created a…

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Food Sovereignty in Haiti – Part One

This is the first of a two-part article. Haiti is dependent on food from outside the country, despite being a nation of farmers with tremendous…

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Learn About Regenerative Agriculture on Sept 21st in NYC

If you will be in New York City on September 21st, we would like to invite you to attend an in-person panel presentation at Columbia…

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Personal Remembrance of Mikhail Gorbachev

I first met Mikhail Gorbachev in 1992 in Kyoto, Japan, when he was less than one year out of office. Although we went on to…

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Magnolia species lost to science for 97 years rediscovered in Haiti

Conservationists find native magnolia for first time since 1925 after original habitat destroyed by deforestation A conservation team has rediscovered a native magnolia tree in…

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U.S. Lawmakers Urge USAID to Ensure Food Security in Haiti

This week 41 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter to USAID Administrator Samantha Power urging her to act to ensure food…

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Open Letter About Food Aid to Haiti

Dear Development Aid Agencies and International Institutions Active in Haiti, Our respective organizations provide a wide range of services in agriculture, healthcare and community development…

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News From Haiti: Turning Earth Into Gold

It is hard to hear anything positive about Haiti amid the cacophony of alarms being sounded about the dire state of the nation. And while…

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A Hopeful Celebration in Haiti

There are few reasons for celebration at the moment in Haiti, but the arrival this week of cotton processing equipment imported from India is worthy…

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Haitian-led Agricultural Taskforce Announced

A new Lavi Ti-Plantè Taskforce (“Farmer’s Life Taskforce”) was announced on October 13th as part of a White House Roundtable on Haiti. With a focus…

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Earthquake Response Brings Hope in Haiti

Recovery efforts are underway following Haiti’s recent earthquake, but officials have warned that many rural areas remain completely cut off without assistance of any kind….

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Farmer-led Earthquake Recovery Effort in Haiti

For the last eight years the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) has been working with approximately 1,000 farm families in southern Haiti to improve their yields…

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Haiti Leads Caribbean in Tree Planting Project

For a country that has had little to celebrate of late, today put a positive spotlight on Haiti for planting the most trees among all…

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Thony Loui Promotes Haiti Cotton With Timberland Instagram Takeover

At 12:00 noon EDT today (US, Canada and Haiti), artist Thony Loui will take over Timberland’s European Instagram account in order to talk about art,…