Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA)

Support to Agricultural Research and Development

  • UF researchers assist Haiti’s agricultural sector to address climate-related risks

    With the Atlantic hurricane season underway, University of Florida scientists are stepping up their efforts to help Haiti’s vital agricultural sector prepare for the threat posed by increasingly variable weather and climate patterns. Read the story >

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    Climate Smart Solutions 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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  • Haiti's first conference on agricultural teaching to keep giving

    The biggest take away for many scholars attending the AREA-sponsored conference were the lessons they can take back to their own classrooms and research projects. Read the story >


    View or download the conference proceedings and presentations

News and Updates

Project reviewing proposals for 'mini grants'

The Feed the Future Haiti AREA project is reviewing recently submitted applications from researchers seeking grants to fund research, equipment and other expenses to support researchers in Haiti. Learn more about the grant program

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.