Feed the Future


Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA)

  • A space-age innovation to improve Haiti's food handling

    They didn't come to learn about rocket science or how to become an astronaut. Nevertheless the Haitian business operators who packed a conference room learned all about an innovation developed by the U.S. space program: the science of preventing food contamination. Read the story >>

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    AREA postharvest and food safety program

  • Gary Augustin and Reginald Toussaint view Green Field

    Haiti agricultural officials visit Florida

    Ride along with Haitian agricultural officials as they crisscross Florida to tour research facilities and farming enterprises. The trip was sponsored by the AREA project. 

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  • Haitian college students complete revamped agricultural internship program

    The students participated in a new and improved 15-day program designed to meet the needs of today’s agricultural sector. Read the story >>


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News and Updates

Project seeks new proposals for 'mini grants'

The Feed the Future Haiti AREA project is now accepting submissions for a new and expanded round of grants to fund research, equipment and other expenses to support researchers in Haiti. Submission deadline is May 20. Learn more and download information to apply

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), is a USAID-funded, Haitian-driven agricultural partnership of public and private institutions. Learn more: About Us.

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