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Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 9:30am

Thursday, 18 February 2016, Port-au-Prince

USAID Haiti announced the launching of Konbit —a five-year Cooperative Agreement— recently awarded to Papyrus S.A. and its three partners—Ayiti Nexus, Steve Kroll and Associates, and Tetra Tech under USAID’s Local Solutions program to strengthen Haitian civil society organizations and service providers.  USAID has awarded 15 Haitian groups grants to strengthen their operations and contribute to Haiti’s development in health, education, agriculture, human rights, employment, services for the disabled, protection of disadvantaged groups, and the promotion of women. These groups will receive managerial, organizational, and financial management services support through Konbit.

The Konbit Project will work with ten affiliated Haitian firms to build the institutional capacity of USAID grantees and at the same time strengthen the proficiencies of Haitian service providers or firms who can provide managerial, administrative, and organizational support services to nongovernmental and civil society groups.

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 10:30am

The US Government is actively intervening to mitigate the impact of the ongoing drought induced by a prolonged El Niño event, and, in fact, has been working ​since the Haitian Government’s CNSA issued an alert and appeal in October 2015. At stake is food security and nutrition for an estimated 1.5 million Haitians.

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 12:45pm

As part of a “Rice Day” event in Haiti’s northeast, more than 150 Haitian farmers received certificates signaling their ‘graduation’ from the USAID AVANSE Farmer Field School training.  Rice Day festivities marked the harvest of rice cultivated through the new System of Rice Intensification (SRI) method introduced by AVANSE, and celebrated the revivification of rice cultivation in Haiti.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 1:00pm
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is pleased to announce two Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) awards in Haiti. USAID’s DIV is an investment program that supports innovative and cost-effective solutions to pressing development challenges in Haiti and around the world. 
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 12:45pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is aiming to establish a sustainable local market and industry for clean cooking solutions in Haiti, a country whose high demand for charcoal has contributed to widespread deforestation.

Last updated: February 17, 2017

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