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2.8M Euros for 7 border projects

March 18, 2015
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2.8M Euros for 7 border projects

Friday to Anse-à-Pitre, in the framework of the second meeting of the Committee for Coordination and Project Monitoring of Environmental Action (CCSAE), the Ministry of Environment, the European Union and the Office of the National Authorising Officer (BON) from the European Development Fund (EDF) presented to the public in the presence representatives of local...
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Africa seed index raises bigger yield hopes for farmers

March 13, 2015
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Africa seed index raises bigger yield hopes for farmers

By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News Improving smallholder farmers’ access to modern seed varieties is essential to tackle food security concerns An initiative has been launched to help improve smallholder farmers’ access to a wider array of modern, more productive food crop varieties. The African Seed Access Index (TASAI) monitors the state of...
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Revitalizing Lime Production in Haiti

March 9, 2015
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Revitalizing Lime Production in Haiti

The Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) is growing lime trees as part of an initiative in which the Clinton Foundation has brought partners together to revitalize high-quality lime production in Haiti. “In the 1980s, Firmenich sourced high quality lime oil from Haiti. Over time, the lime industry in Haiti disappeared. Now, more than 25 years...
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Les Clinton, Bellerive et l’or d’Haïti

March 8, 2015
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Les Clinton, Bellerive et l’or d’Haïti

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 06 mars 2015 Dans un ouvrage qui sort aux Etats-Unis, on apprend que l’ancien co-président de la CIRH, Jean Max Bellerive, et un beau-frère de Bill Clinton, lui aussi ex-président de la Commission intérimaire de reconstruction d’Haïti (CIRH), veulent aider une compagnie à s’approprier les réserves d’or d’Haïti...
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Gold Mine: Hillary Clinton’s Brother Granted Super-Rare Mining Permit from Haiti After State Dept. Sent Country Billions

March 7, 2015
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Gold Mine: Hillary Clinton’s Brother Granted Super-Rare Mining Permit from Haiti After State Dept. Sent Country Billions

by Alexander Marlow Hillary Rodham Clinton’s brother, Tony Rodham, sat on the board of a self-described mining company that in 2012 received one of only two “gold exploitation permits” from the Haitian government—the first issued in over 50 years. The tiny North Carolina company, VCS Mining, also included on its board Bill Clinton’s co-chair...
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Le gouvernement fait enfin la lumière sur l’utilisation des fonds PetroCaribe

March 6, 2015
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Le gouvernement fait enfin la lumière sur l’utilisation des fonds PetroCaribe

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 03 mars 2015 Après avoir été vertement critiqué, par l’opposition politique notamment, pour l’opacité avec laquelle les fonds PetroCaribe sont gérés, le gouvernement de la République d’Haïti a enfin réagi en publiant un volumineux rapport présentant, avec luxe de détails et surtout avec un nombre incalculables de photos,...
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$USD 27 Millions plantation bananes au nord d’Haiti ! A Voir !

March 5, 2015
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Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 27 février 2015 Situé dans un triangle d’or entre l’Université Roi Henri Christophe de Limonade, le parc industriel de Caracol et une plantation d’oranges amères qui produit pour les meilleures liqueurs de France, le projet Agritrans suscite déjà pas mal d’éloges. Officiellement lancé en octobre 2014, au Trou-du-Nord, dans le...
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Moringa: Export Market Potential for Smallholder Farmers in Haiti

February 9, 2015
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Moringa: Export Market Potential for Smallholder Farmers in Haiti

A study launched today entitled “Moringa: Export Market Potential for Smallholder Farmers in Haiti” is a virtual handbook for everyone from farmers to exporters to government officials interested in ensuring this “miracle tree” becomes a new agricultural export for the country. Undertaken by the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) with the support of the Embassy...
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Mother, daughter selling cocoa, open De La Sol in Haiti

January 29, 2015
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Mother, daughter selling cocoa, open De La Sol in Haiti

The cocoa business was not their plan. Anne Jordan Reynolds was a human sexuality professor at Auburn Montgomery, and her daughter, Stephanie Reynolds, was being encouraged to become a lawyer like her father. But vacation time in Haiti when Stephanie was just 16 took them to a place of not only beautiful waters and...
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Agriculture is the heart and soul of Haiti. We are a nation of farmers

January 20, 2015
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Agriculture is the heart and soul of Haiti. We are a nation of farmers

Earlier this week Timote Georges, co-founder with me of the Smallholder Farmers Alliance, wrote an inspiring blog for the Clinton Foundation as part of their observance of the fifth anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti: Agriculture: The Heart of Haiti Agriculture is the heart and soul of Haiti. We are a nation of farmers, with...
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