Haiti one year on – agriculture essential to recovery

11 January, 2011 by (comments)

On the eve of the first anniversary of the devastating earthquake that killed 250,000 people in Haiti, FAO – the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation – has described support to agriculture in the Caribbean country as “key to a sustainable, food-secure future.” FAO Senior Emergency and Rehabilitation Coordinator for Haiti, Etienne Peterschmitt, said today that in the countryRead More …

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Haiti: an action plan for agricultural development

5 November, 2010 by (comments)

A landmark CIAT report into the state of agriculture in Haiti, following January 2010’s devastating earthquake, features in the latest edition of New Agriculturist. The online development magazine, funded by the UK International Department for International Development (DFID), takes a close look at the recently released Haiti Seed System Security Assessment (SSA), which makes a series of recommendations forRead More …

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