Ag/Farming

Un programme d’aide alimentaire pour Haïti, mais qui aide les fermiers des Etats-Unis

October 12, 2013
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Un programme d’aide alimentaire pour Haïti, mais qui aide les fermiers des Etats-Unis

jeudi 10 octobre 2013 16 Enquête Article 1 d’une série de 6 P-au-P., 10 oct. 2013 — Malgré les affirmations contraires, un programme d’« essai » de bons alimentaires dans le département de la Grand’Anse, sur la presqu’île sud-ouest d’Haïti, a incité près de 18 000 familles à consommer des denrées...
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USAID Funded Food Voucher Program Hurt Farmers, Favored U.S. Exports

October 12, 2013
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USAID Funded Food Voucher Program Hurt Farmers, Favored U.S. Exports

A “test” food voucher program in the Grande Anse département (province) on Haiti’s southern peninsula promoted consumption of imported rather than local food for almost 18,000 families, despite claims to the contrary. In addition, the program – run by CARE with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and supposedly meant for victims...
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Three years later and 2.2 million trees greener.

October 10, 2013
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Three years later and 2.2 million trees greener.

From February 2010 — when we launched the Timberland agroforestry and tree nursery program, to December 2012, we planted 2.2 million trees in Haiti’s Gonaives region. Less than 2% of Haiti’s original forests remain due to a long history of unsustainable land use practices and a continuing dependence on tree wood and charcoal for...
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Clinton, Four Seasons to Help Haiti Coffee Farms

October 8, 2013
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Clinton, Four Seasons to Help Haiti Coffee Farms

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti October 9, 2013 (AP) A high-end Canadian hotel chain will soon be lending a hand to Haiti’s coffee farmers. The private foundation of former U.S. President Bill Clinton says Four Seasons Hotels Inc. will begin serving coffee exported from Haiti this fall in its New York and Toronto branches. The coffee is...
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Online Game Plants Trees in Haiti

September 24, 2013
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Online Game Plants Trees in Haiti

Today at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, we launched an exciting partnership: for every virtual tree planted as part of a new online social network game called The Hive, a real tree will be planted in Haiti by the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA). The Hive, which begins beta testing in early 2014 and goes...
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A Fruit and Vegetable Center Opens in Kenskoff, Haiti

September 16, 2013
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A Fruit and Vegetable Center Opens in Kenskoff, Haiti

1. President Martelly observes organic tomatoes being processed for packaging | 2. Minister Wilson Laleau, interim-Mayor Carlah Widjmy, President Michel Martelly and Pe Sicot | 3. President receives explanations on how the center functions | 4. President speaks to community of farmers of Kenscoff Zenglen Halloween Party | October 26, 2013 Tampa, Florida, USA...
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L’ECOLE NATIONALE CHARLES LASSEGUE AUX CAYES

September 1, 2013
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L’ECOLE NATIONALE CHARLES LASSEGUE AUX CAYES

Le Directeur General du FAES a visité ce weekend le chantier de l’Ecole Nationale Charles Lassegue aux Cayes, dans le Sud du pays. Fondée en 1939, l’école nationale Charles Lassègue a connu plusieurs adresses et a formé bon nombre d’enfants qui se sont par la suite révélé des personnalités importantes pour la ville et...
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The IDIAF and Taiwanese cooperation support Haitian agriculture

August 28, 2013
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The IDIAF and Taiwanese cooperation support Haitian agriculture

The Dominican Institute of Agriculture and Forestry (IDIAF) and the Taiwan Technical Mission in Haiti, have signed a tripartite agreement on technical cooperation, by which the Dominican Republic will contribute to agricultural development in Haiti, through the training of Haitian technical agricultural staff on sampling techniques and georeferencing of land for agriculture in Haiti....
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Haiti Originale, LLC Launching Haitian Banana Program-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 20, 2013
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Haiti Originale, LLC Launching Haitian Banana Program-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Agri-Success, SA, a majority owned Haitian subsidiary of Florida-based Haiti Originale, LLC, is launching an intensive program to develop sustainable and globally competitive high-quality banana production in Haiti. Over the past 50 years, Haiti has lost its historical position in the banana industry, a position which this...
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Haiti trade mission a success

August 19, 2013
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Haiti trade mission a success

DELEGATES from the recent trade mission to Haiti have touted it a success and have promised to explore options for trade and investment in the country. The team headed by Minister of Education, Akierra Missick, included members from the Investment Unit, Tourism Board, Chamber of Commerce, Haitian consulate in the TCI and approximately 16...
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