Mining, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

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    Mining Report Launch: Byen Konte, Mal Kalkile?

    Mining Report Launch. The Haiti Support Group welcomes the launch of a new report entitled Byen Konte, Mal Kalkile? Human…

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    Miners Next Door: New Haiti Support Group Briefing Out Now!

    New Haiti Briefing Out Now! The Miners Next Door The Haiti Support Group's Haiti Briefing no. 77 is out now.…

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    Food and the Multinational Takeover: The Global Fight for Food Sovereignty

    Food and the Multinational Takeover: The Global Fight for Food Sovereignty The World Development Movement and the Haiti Support Group…

  • Neglected islanders resist plan for Haiti tourism revival

    April 6, 2014 By David Adams, edited by Prudence Crowther. Article courtesy of Reuters. Original can be read here. For decades the…

  • Haiti’s wealth of untapped mining resources must benefit the poor

    Source: The Guardian, 21 January 2014 Written by: Prospery Raymond   More transparency and opportunities for public participation in mining…

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    Aid or Trade? The Nefarious Effects of U.S. Policies

    Aid or Trade? The Nefarious Effects of U.S. Policies Centre for Research on Globalization, November 6, 2013 By Haiti Grassroots…

  • Haitian Grassroots Groups Wary of “Attractive” Mining Law

    August 01, 2013   Haiti Grassroots Watch PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - As the government works on preparing “an attractive law that…

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    Attaining Proper Food Security

    Attaining Proper Food Security From Haiti Support Group’s Haiti Briefing no 72 (October 2012) Attaining Proper Food Security Means Demanding Effective Food…

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    Hunger Games: Food Policy Disaster Bites Hands that Feed

    Hunger Games: Food Policy Disaster Bites Hands that Feed Haiti Briefing here. One mamit (5.75lb tin) of rice now costs…

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    Haitian farmers call for ‘food sovereignty’

    March 21, 2013  Global Post original article here Hundreds of small farmers have converged on the central Haitian city of…

  • Petrocaribe’s Oil to the Poor: Chávez Legacy in Haiti and Latin America

    March 6, 2013  Kim Ives & Dan Coughlin, Haiti Liberté original article here Tens of thousands of Haitians spontaneously poured…

  • Nervousness and Lack of Transparency Surround New Mining Permits

    February 20, 2013, Kale Je/Grassroots Watch original article here Cadouche and Port-au-Prince, HAITI, 20 February 2013 – The population of…

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    Phoenix Project… born again?

    January 21, 2013 Kale Je/Grassroots watch original article here Port-au-Prince, HAITI, 22 January 2013 – For more than two years,…

  • Subsidizing Starvation

    January 11, 2013  Maura R O'Connor, Foreign Policy How American tax dollars are keeping Arkansas rice growers fat on the…

  • Report Urges US Lawmakers to Promote Agricultural Imports from Haiti

    January 7, 2013, Caribbean Journal original article here The United States Congress should help foster agricultural imports from Haiti, according to…

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    Resources & Mining: Haiti Awards Permits to Companies

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DECEMBER 21, 2012 original article here PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's government announced Friday that it has…

  • More pressure needed to get clean water

    December 12, 2012 Mark Weisbrot, Al Jazeera original article here Haiti is vulnerable to water-borne diseases like cholera because of…

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    USAID still falls short on Haitian agriculture

    HSG from US State Department, Foggy Bottom, Washington DC, 05-12-2012 To a festively-decorated State Department foyer, for escort to the…

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    Haiti’s rising food insecurity risks social tension, says FAO

    November 22, 2012 (Reuters) original article here (Rome) Growing food insecurity in Haiti after Hurricane Sandy risks sparking more social…

  • Already Desperate. Haitian Farmers Left Hopeless After Storm

    November 18, 2012RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD / The New York Times original article here FAUCHÉ, Haiti -- A woman who lost…

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    Rescuing Haitian rice production – when will there be the political will?

    HSG from Longworth Building, Capitol Hill, Washington DC, 13-11-2012 To Room 1302 of the Longworth House of Representatives Office Building…

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    FAO Seeks $74 million in Aid for Haitian Agriculture

    November 6, 2012 Prensa Latina (original article here) United Nations, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations and the Government…

  • Hurricane Sandy exposes Haiti’s agriculture and environment woes

    Nov 1, 2012 Anastasia Moloney, Alertnet original article here Years of neglect of agriculture and disaster prevention in Haiti, coupled with…

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    Haiti Third in Global Hunger Index

    October 11, 2012 The latest Global Hunger Index report, out today, reveals Haiti's situation with respect to hunger is 'extremely alarming',…

  • Haiti’s Second Goudougoudou: The Global Food Crisis

    2 October 2012, by Mark Schuller, Huffington Post (original article) Having accompanied and translated for Haitian housing rights activist Reyneld Sanon…

  • Gold Rush in Haiti

    By Jacob Kushner, Guernica August 15, 2012 original article here Riches beckon from beneath Haiti's hills, and mining companies are…

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    Special Edition New Internationalist: Haiti Two Years On

    New Internationalist issue on Haiti Beyond Relief Beyond Belief is the lead article in the analysis/special feature section of the…

  • Gold Rush in Haiti! – Who will get Rich?

    Haiti Grassroots Watch/Ayiti Kale Je, Wednesday 30 May 2012, 05:33am There’s a gold rush in Haiti. But a new investigation from…

  • Post-quake US Food Aid Hurt Haiti Farmers

    Senate to reconsider approach in distributing emergency resources. Jacob Kushner February 13, 2012 06:35 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In the months following…

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    Five Years for Drop of Water

    Photo: © Oxfam International Haiti Grassroots Watch, Port-au-Prince, 4 November 2011 – Two-and-a-half million dollars (US$2.5 million) to supply water…

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    Seeding Reconstruction or Destruction?

    WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011 AT 08:51PM An investigation into the distribution of Monsanto and other seeds post-January 12  Port-au-Prince, March…

  • Climate Change Worry in Struggling Haiti

    Alertnet - Robert Shaw  - February 25, 2011 PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (AlertNet) A month before a massive earthquake derailed…

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    One year on – Haitian CSO ITECA speaks truth to power in UK parliament

    One year on – Haitian CSO ITECA speaks truth to power in UK parliament. HSG from Palace of Westminister, London,…

  • Miami Rice: The Business of Disaster in Haiti

    By Beverly Bell and Tory Field December 9, 2010 As we file this article, Port-au-Prince is thick with the smoke…

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    Co-operative Agrikol Bab, Montaca, San Marc

    Photo: Co-operative Agrikol Bab (KAB) irrigation system - © P Wearne/HSG Grow it All: Making Water Flow Uphill HSG, St…

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    Uncoordinated and Unworkable Plan: Haiti Grassroots Watch Reports

    Photo: Corail-Celesse - © Oxfam International Port-au-Prince, Haiti - nine months after the catastrophic earthquake which killed some 300,000 and…

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    Haïti-Etats-Unis/Agriculture – Formation de paysans

    Photo: © Billtacular Port-au-Prince, 3 sept. 2010 --- Le gouvernement des Etats-Unis a procédé, ce jeudi 2 septembre 2010,…

  • Oxfam Agronomist Wasley Demorne speaks at AGM

    The Haiti Support Group held its Annual General Meeting in South London at Stockwell Methodist Church Hall on 19 June.…

  • Sowing the seeds for a grassroots revival

    Sowing the seeds for a grassroots revival. These are dark days in Haiti. The promise of economic renewal funded by…

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    “Stop the food Aid,” Préval tells Obama

    US Army/Flikr 8 March 2010 Haitian President Rene Preval plans to tell U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday that food…

  • Haiti’s Natural and Built Environment

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    No trees, no top-soil

    No trees, no top-soil. Lethal mudslides highlight urgent need for reforestation, and agrarian reform – Haiti Support Group press release,…

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    The Agronomist Screening

    London audience gripped by Jean Dominique film – Haiti Support Group press release, 4 May 2004

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