Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA)

Support to Agricultural Research and Development

A short story with a big impact

Our little video lasts just one minute and forty seconds. But it tells a big story. Watch how the Feed the Future Haiti AREA project is helping Haitian agricultural professionals and institutions modernize the country’s farming sector. 


Student Spotlight:
A seed planted in Haiti

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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.

Helping Haiti to address climate-related 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.

Haiti's first conference on agricultural teaching


Many scholars attending the AREA-sponsored conference said they will take back the lessons they learned to their own classrooms and research projects. 

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 as Support to Agricultural Research and Development, is a USAID-funded, Haitian-driven agricultural partnership. Learn more: About Us.