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August 20, 2015

Feed the Future Haïti Chanje Lavi Plantè (Improving Farmers’ Lives) builds on previous activities in Haiti’s fertile plains in order to increase productivity and to maximize available resources in the region. The project promotes agricultural intensification, sound natural resource management and a modern, post-harvest marketing system to ensure that products make it to market. Farmer organizations are a critical component to strengthening Haiti’s agriculture sector and are natural partners for Feed the Future Haiti. The project aims to strengthen farmer organizations’ operations, focusing on implementing modern, environmentally-friendly business practices through a value-chain focused approach.

February 4, 2014

USAID’s Parliamentary Strengthening Program (PSP) aims to improve Parliament’s ability to conduct the business of the Haitian people in a transparent, accountable, and professional manner, with the objective of increasing popular support for democratic political processes and supporting greater stability in the country. 

January 30, 2014

USAID’s Support to the National Food Security and Nutrition Program will directly support the Government of Haiti’s (GOH) social protection efforts to prevent hunger and malnutrition by implementing a safety net program that will build demand and improve access for locally-produced foods among vulnerable households.  Directly impacting approximately 18,150 households through the provision of food vouchers and 205,000 households through maternal and child health and nutrition interventions, the program will initially be implemented in five departments.  The four-year project will also work with the Government of Haiti’s Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor (MAST) to establish a national household level targeting database system.  

January 29, 2014

USAID awarded the “Avoid HIV and its Transmission” (EVIH-T) project to Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs, who leads a consortium including JHPIEGO, Save the Children, and local non-governmental organizations such as INHSAC and FOSREF. 

January 29, 2014

The overall goal of the Leadership, Management, and Sustainability Program (LMS/Haiti) is to strengthen the leadership and management skills of Haiti’s Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) to respond to the challenges of reproductive health commodity security and the delivery of quality family planning and other health services.

January 29, 2014
The Haiti earthquake on January 12, 2010, struck and further weakened a health system with historically poor health outcomes.  This is particularly true for the public health facility infrastructure in Haiti, which, in addition to facilities destroyed or damaged in the earthquake, has serious infrastructure shortfalls throughout the health system such as: structures that are in poor condition or not seismically resilient, lack of clean water and adequate sanitation, and lack of availability of adequate power.
 

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