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The tilapia project that aims to help revive Haiti

A new project that aims to improve tilapia production in Haiti has been launched by IDH and Taino Aqua Ferme, the nation’s largest aquaculture operator,…

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Haiti’s food insecurity affects over 2.6 million people

(MENAFN – Caribbean News Now) By Caribbean News Now contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The present situation in Haiti is not encouraging. Fuelled by ongoing protest…

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The Role of Women Farmers in Transforming Global Ag

Close to half of all smallholder farmers throughout the developing world are women, but gender alone denies them equal access to resources. Given the right…

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Amid crisis, Haiti fights to save oil used in fine perfumes

  By DANICA COTO The Associated Press LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — High up in the hills of rural Haiti, where some women sit topless…

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Floating wind farms just became a serious business

By Michael J. CorenJune 22, 2019 Scotland’s Hywind is a 30 MW wind farm off the Aberdeenshire coast. Since October 2017, the five turbines have been operating…

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It’s raining beans in Montgomery County

Photos and Story by Tom Campbell It  was raining this week in Montgomery County. No surprise there, in this, the soggiest season in memory. But…

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Armed Bandits Take Over Valley That Was Long Haiti’s Breadbasket

Decades after rice tariff dropped, agriculture struggles; in economic void, gangs thrive in capital and countryside By Michael Deibert In Haiti’s historic breadbasket, a dozen farmers…

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Beginning of hurricane season

Haiti Libre:   This Saturday, June 1st, 2019 officially begins the hurricane season 2019 on the North Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico and the…

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Montblanc’s New Scent Combines 3 Top Ingredients from Around the Globe

Montblanc launched its latest fragrancein February with quite a bit of fanfare and for good reason. The scent is crisp and bright at the top…

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Poor Haitians Are Forced to Eat These COOKIES, Its Main Ingredient Is Stomach-Turning

Millions of people in Haiticannot afford nutritious food, so many have had to resort to eating “cookies” made out of dirt in order to fill…

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Digital Champions for Haiti

Five Columbia University students who hail from China, India, South Korea and Thailand deserve the designation ‘digital champions’ for designing a revolutionary new app to…

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A Haiti invitation for tomorrow evening in NYC

Just in case you will be in New York City tomorrow evening and wondering what to do… may I invite you to join Timberlandand the…

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Environment : Signature of a MoU with USAID

  As part of the International Earth Day, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Haiti have partnered to organize…

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Smallholder Farmers gathering INVITE in NY May 3rd

  Please join us next Friday, May 3rd in New York so we can share a success story of hope and transformation in Haiti. Attendance…

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Mosquito-borne Diseases Cut in Half Due to Prevention Programs in Haiti

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2019/PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — On World Malaria Day, The United Nation’s Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign celebrates a new milestone in the fight against…

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World’s first malaria vaccine to go to 360,000 African children

(CNN)Some 360,000 children a year in three African countries will receive the world’s first malaria vaccine as part of a large-scale pilot project, the World…

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The drought hits hard Artibonite for nearly 6 months

Haiti Libre: Farmers in the department of Artibonite are hit hard by a drought that has lasted for almost 6 months and that has already…

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HP invests in plastic washing line in Haiti

Investment will allow the company to expand its ocean-bound plastics supply chain. Palo Alto, California-based HP has announced that it will invest $2 million to build…

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‘Haiti, give me your gold, not your weak and weary!’

Haiti is back in the news with popular revolts against political corruption. Ordinary Haitians are being frustrated every step of the way as they strive…

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Haiti wheat imports to rise 5% in 2019/20 as milling output grows

Wheat consumption in Haiti during Marketing Year (MY) 2019/2020 (July 2019/ June 2020) is forecast at 415,000 metric tons (MT). During MY 2018/19, Haiti is…