Feed the Future


Feed the Future Haiti

Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA)

News and Updates

Dec. 10 submission deadline for first of three 'mini grants'

The Feed the Future Haiti AREA project has launched a grant program to award agricultural scholars and other experts funds for research, equipment and other expenses. The deadline to sumbit applications for the first Mini Grant is Dec. 10. Learn more and download application materials

Student Spotlight: Rédjino Mompremier

Haiti’s struggle to achieve economic growth and stability, while many of its citizens still lack basic necessities, is the fundamental challenge that brought Rédjino Mompremier from Haiti to the University of Florida to study agronomy. He wants to make a difference.


Haitian labs receive equipment, training to fight diseases and pests in crops

PETIONVILLE, Haiti — University of Florida researchers working with Haitians on a U.S.-funded project are lending their expertise to enhance Haitians’ ability to diagnose diseases in crops. It's all part of a Feed the Future Haiti project, called Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA), which provided modern laboratory equipment and training at two of Haiti’s chief plant pathology laboratories. 

A Haitian woman on a farm

About the Project

The Feed the Future Haiti Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA) project is addressing food insecurity and undernutrition by strengthening and supporting Haitian institutions.

The project, also known SARD (Support to Agricultural Research and Development) Program, is a USAID-funded, Haitian-driven agricultural partnership of public and private institutions. Learn more: About Us.

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