Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole (AREA)

Support to Agricultural Research and Development

Workshops and Events

Upcoming workshops and events

The following activities are being planned. Contact us for more information.

  • POSTPONED - July 16-20: Workshop on gender issues in agricultural extension and advisory services. The activities aim to build the capacity of participants to address men’s and women’s needs related to agricultural technology design, use and dissemination. Target audience: professionals from Haiti's private sector, nongovernmental organizations and governmental institutions working in an agricultural extension capacity. Contact Taisha Venort.
  • July 18-26: 11 Haitian professionals from the Ministry of Agriculture, colleges of agriculture and other organizations will travel to the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to learn how to design and implement crop variety trials including standard operating procedures. Martin Bohn, Ph.D., corn breeder in UI's Crop Sciences Department, will conduct the training. 
  • July 30-31, Soil fertility management practical workshop, Bas Boën CRDD
  • Aug. 20-24: Seed systems training

Previously held workshops and events

Fiscal Year 2017-2018
June 11-12, 2018 R Programming Workshop Villa Therese, Pétionville
June 5-6, 2018 Agroclimate Data Workshop AREA office, Pétionville
May 3-4, 2018 Innovation in Agricultural Education Conference Karibe Hotel, Juvenat
March 15-16, 2018 Soil Fertility Management Workshop Bas Boën CRDD, Latremblay
Feb. 22-23, 2018 Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) plans Workshop Villa Therese, Pétionville
February 2018 Diagnostic Course,
Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine (FAMV) of the State University of Haiti
Internship Eco Hotel, Jacmel
Dec. 14-15, 2017 Postharvest Loss Management Workshop Villa Therese, Pétionville
Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2017 Faculty Development Academy, Block 3 Workshop FAMV, Damien
Nov. 29, 2017 Faculty Development Academy, Refresher,
Train the Trainers
Workshop AREA office, Pétionville
Nov. 24, 2017 Faculty Development Academy, Block 1 Workshop Caribbean University, Delmas
Oct. 26-27, 2017 Weather Station Programming Workshop Hotel Montana, Pétionville
Oct. 23-26, 2017 Faculty Development Academy, Blocks 1-2
State University of Haiti (UEH), Limonade campus
Workshop UEH, Limonde
Sept. 25-Oct. 5, 2017 FAMV Diagnostic Course Internship Ennery

FY 2016-2017 and earlier

  • July 17-21, 2017, Weather station builder workshop
  • Feb. 27-March 10, 2017, Mais Plus CIMMYT Train the Trainer
  • May 15, 2017, Send-off for graduate students in Haiti
  • Jan. 26-27, 2017, Microscope care and plant diagnostics, Bas Boën CRDD

    Faculty Development Academy
  • June 22-23, 2017, Training by Trainer, Teaching Methods and Techniques 
  • June 20-21, 2017, Training by Trainees, Universite Episcopale
  • April 22, 2017, Training by Trainees, American Univesity of the Caribbean  
  • Feb 23-24, 2017, Training by Trainers, FAMV
  • Feb. 21-22, 2017, Train the Trainers Syllabus Development
  • Feb. 15-16, 2017, Train the Trainers

    Support to Higher Education
  • Dec. 14-15, 2016, Scientific Research and Grant Writing
  • May 23-25, 2016, Theory of Change and Innovation, Palm Events Center, Pétionville
  • March 9-11, 2016, Ethics in Research, Montrouis, Bas Boën and Pétionville