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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.

January 29, 2014

The devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010, caused approximately 300,000 injuries and left 10,000 Haitians permanently disabled.  The most common disabilities resulting from the earthquake include loss of limbs from gangrene and crushing injuries, spinal cord injuries, peripheral nerve damage, head injuries, and mental trauma.  The aftermath of the earthquake gave way to an unprecedented need for medical care and simultaneously destroyed many of the outlets which had provided care.  As a result, the injured received inadequate or no medical attention.  

January 29, 2014

The fight against corruption at all levels of government, business, and non-governmental organizations is a global problem.  In Haiti, which traditionally ranks low on Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perceptions Index scale, the problem is acute, especially in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake with its massive influx of foreign aid. 

January 29, 2014
Haiti has one of the highest rates of undernutrition among women and children in the Americas. Based on the 2012 Demographic and Health Survey, 22 percent of Haitian children under the age of five are stunted, 5 percent are wasted, and 11percent are underweight. 
December 16, 2013
The Haiti Hope Project is a five-year, $9.5 million public-private partnership among businesses, multilateral development institutions, the U.S. Government and nonprofits, designed to create sustainable economic opportunities for Haitian mango farmers and their families. The Haiti Hope Project is a public-private partnership comprised of The Coca-Cola Company; the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB); the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); and TechnoServe.
 
November 8, 2013

USAID’s support will develop a market for cleaner cook stove technology and decrease the negative health and environmental effects of charcoal use. 

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