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DLA Piper Webinar Next Monday on Timberland’s Strategic Alliance in Haiti

The global law firm DLA Piper invites you to take part in free one-hour zoom webinar next Monday to learn about the Timberland partnership with…

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Encouraging Haiti Food Survey Results + Deadline Extension

  The landmark Haiti Food Security Survey has gathered data on close to 15,000 smallholder farms around the country. A heartfelt thanks to the 31…

Posted in Ag/Farming DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti

Tanama Emerges as National Voice for Covid-19 Prevention in Haiti

Tanama is a supershero who has become a leading voice for Covid-19 awareness and prevention in Haiti. Created by local artist, Thony Loui, Tanama was…

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Agricultural Data Survey Launched in Haiti to Counter Food Crisis

Smallholder Farmers Alliance There is some very good news today from Haiti with the announcement of a new groundbreaking national Food Security Survey that will use agricultural…

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Tanama Continues to Battle Covid-19 in Haiti

Considering she only made her debut in March, it is remarkable that Thony Loui’s comic book supershero Tanama is already being referred to as an…

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Integrating Emergency Food With Smallholder Recovery in Haiti

by Hugh Locke, Timote Georges and Robert Johnson Like so many countries throughout the developing world, Haiti is at the early stages of Covid-19 and…

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A Sobering Astronomical Reminder from COVID-19

We should be grateful for the conditions that allow us to exist at all, because they won’t last forever Mother Nature has its nuanced way…

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HAITI BEWARE – TAKE SINGAPORE AS A LESSON!!

How Singapore flipped from virus hero to cautionary tale by Faris Mokhtar Bloomberg Apr 21, 2020 In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Singapore…

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The woman who discovered the first coronavirus

By Steven Brocklehurst BBC Scotland News The woman who discovered the first human coronavirus was the daughter of a Scottish bus driver, who left school…

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The coronavirus isn’t alive. That’s why it’s so hard to kill.

The science behind what makes this coronavirus so sneaky, deadly and difficult to defeat By Sarah Kaplan,  William Wan and  Joel Achenbach  March 23, 2020…

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AMERICANS HAVE A SHORTAGE OF TESTING KITS AND MATERIAL: HAITI HAS NONE!!! – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Exclusive: U.S. coronavirus testing threatened by shortage of critical lab materials The slow pace of coronavirus testing has created a major gap in the U.S….

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Coronavirus may infect up to 70% of world’s population, expert warns

Boston — The coronavirus death toll now tops 3,000 worldwide, with nearly 90,000 cases. But even those numbers are nothing compared to what could happen in…

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Haitian Supershero Supports Gender Equal Farming

Her name is Tanama and she is a shero! And while her official debut is not until March 13th, she wanted to be part of…

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Bill Gates: Coronavirus may be ‘once-in-a-century pathogen we’ve been worried about’

KEY POINTS Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said the coronavirus is starting to behave like the “once-in-a-century pathogen we’ve been worried about.” Gates also pointed out…

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Escaping Pandora’s Box — Another Novel Coronavirus

  David M. Morens, M.D., Peter Daszak, Ph.D., and Jeffery K. Taubenberger, M.D., Ph.D. The 1918 influenza pandemic was the deadliest event in human history…

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On the Eve of the Earthquake’s 10th Anniversary, Timberland Reflects on a Decade of Investment in Haiti

by Atlanta McIlw Sunday, January 12 will mark the 10th anniversary of the catastrophic 7.0 MW earthquake that struck Haiti and shook the world. For…

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Voices of Hope for Haiti’s Future

As this Sunday’s anniversary of the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti drew closer, I was annoyed to see reporting that focused exclusively on how bad…

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Planting Trees and Growing Communities in Haiti

They say money doesn’t grow on trees, but did you know a whole community can? Haiti is in the midst of an unprecedented political, economic…

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Across several continents, infecting mosquitoes with bacteria results in dramatic drops in dengue illness, trials show

The number of people infected by dengue and at least one related virus has plunged in places where mosquitoes bred to be infected with a…

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Famine Comes to Haiti – Let the Response be an Agricultural Revolution

The following is not easy reading, but I am trying to balance an honest and unvarnished assessment of the current crisis in Haiti with specific…