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UN calls for the fight against desertification in Haiti

June 18, 2016
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UN calls for the fight against desertification in Haiti

Haiti Libre: Friday, June 17, on the occasion of the World Day to Combat Desertification which was held on the theme “Protect Earth. Restore Land. Engage People”, the United Nations in Haiti acknowledged the efforts of Haitian institutions to increase protected areas and called to the search of sustainable alternatives for stopping practices that...
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Dominican exports to Haiti plunge by US$400 million

June 17, 2016
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Dominican exports to Haiti plunge by US$400 million

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Jun 16, CMC – Haiti’s ban on the entry of products from the neighbouring Dominican Republic, continues to have an impact on the economy of the Spanish speaking country. He said the decline occurred last year and the situation has increased smuggling.On Wednesday, Dominica’s Minister of Industry and Commerce Jose...
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CDC: map Zika in states to prepare for outbreaks

June 12, 2016
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CDC: map Zika in states to prepare for outbreaks

By Tom Howell Jr. – The Washington Times – Sunday, June 12, 2016 The Obama administration says it doesn’t expect the Zika virus to blanket whole states if and when mosquitoes begin to spread the virus on the U.S. mainland, though it wants state officials to map outbreaks so locals can protect themselves. The...
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UN supports Government in potable water campaign reaching 30,000 residents

June 12, 2016
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UN supports Government in potable water campaign reaching 30,000 residents

A woman along with her son, fills her containers at a water distribution point in Las Palmas, Haiti. Logan Abassi/UN/MINUSTAH 10 June 2016 – Some 30,000 residents of three localities in Haiti now have access to potable water, thanks to a sanitation campaign launched by the Government and supported by the United Nations following...
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Jamaica Broilers making strides in Haiti

June 12, 2016
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Jamaica Broilers making strides in Haiti

The Haitian equivalent of Jamaica’s Best Dressed Chicken which is marketed under the brand Le Chic Poulet. Six years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, the country’s agriculture sector is bouncing back and a Jamaican company has been very instrumental in that aspect of its recovery. “Having gone into production for four years now and...
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Haiti – USA : $11M donation for WFP emergency operation in Haiti

June 8, 2016
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Haiti – USA : $11M donation for WFP emergency operation in Haiti

Haiti Libre: The World Food Programme (WFP) Tuesday welcomed a contribution of US$11 million from the Government of the United States of America through the US Agency for International Development (USAID). The donation will be used to assist about 170,000 Haitians for three months, as part of an emergency drought operation. Some 1.5 million...
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TREES THAT FEED FOUNDATION EXPANDING BREADFRUIT CAPACITY IN HAITI

June 8, 2016
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TREES THAT FEED FOUNDATION EXPANDING BREADFRUIT CAPACITY IN HAITI

The breadfruit tree is one of the world’s highest yielding food plants. Photo: Trees That Feed Foundation PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI, June 7, 2016 – In response to sharply increased demand for breadfruit in Haiti, the Trees That Feed Foundation (TTFF) announced today that it is partnering with the local Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) to grow...
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One killed, others injured from heavy rain in Haiti

May 29, 2016
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One killed, others injured from heavy rain in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – One man is confirmed dead and three others injured during heavy rain that battered the country between Thursday and Friday. According to weather reports, the combination of a tropical wave over the Caribbean Sea in the vicinity of The Bahamas and an altitude trough influenced weather conditions over the French...
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AGRITRANS

May 29, 2016
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AGRITRANS

Mai 29, 2016 Agritrans (élément de langage au cas où nos détracteurs veulent en parler) – envoyé à la Cellule de communication Ø  Position générale o  Agritrans se yon Sosyete Anonyme nan NodEs ki ap devlope pi gwo pwoje agrikol oganik ki gen nan tout karayib la o  Agritrans se konpayi ki posede pi...
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UN agencies support Government in vaccination campaign against cholera

May 28, 2016
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UN agencies support Government in vaccination campaign against cholera

Government of Haiti has launched a vaccination campaign against cholera that aims to reach 400,000 people in 2016. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi 25 May 2016 – Two United Nations agencies said today they are supporting the Government of Haiti in a vaccination campaign against cholera that aims to reach 400,000 people in 2016. In a...
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