A seed planted by his grandfathers led Haitian native Josué St Fort to the University of Florida where he is studying ways he can help farmers cope with increasing climatic risks.
With the hurricane season underway, UF scientists are stepping up efforts to help Haiti’s farming sector prepare for the threat of increasingly variable weather and climate patterns.
Many scholars attending the AREA-sponsored conference said they will take back the lessons they learned to their own classrooms and research projects.
The Feed the Future Haiti AREA project is reviewing applications from researchers seeking grants to fund research, equipment and other expenses to support researchers in Haiti. Learn more about the grant program.
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 as Support to Agricultural Research and Development, is a USAID-funded, Haitian-driven agricultural partnership. Learn more: About Us.