Environment, Food Security & Sustainable Agriculture

Mining Report Launch: Byen Konte, Mal Kalkile?
USAID still falls short on Haitian agriculture
Rescuing Haitian rice production – when will there be the political will?
Miners Next Door: New Haiti Support Group Briefing Out Now!
Food and the Multinational Takeover: The Global Fight for Food Sovereignty
Sowing the seeds for a grassroots revival
No trees, no top-soil
Special Edition New Internationalist: Haiti Two Years On
Haïti-Etats-Unis/Agriculture – Formation de paysans
Haiti’s wealth of untapped mining resources must benefit the poor
Aid or Trade? The Nefarious Effects of U.S. Policies
Subsidizing Starvation
Subsidizing Starvation
Haitian Grassroots Groups Wary of “Attractive” Mining Law
Oxfam Agronomist Wasley Demorne speaks at AGM
The Agronomist screening
More pressure needed to get clean water
Hurricane Sandy exposes Haiti’s agriculture and environment woes
Climate Change Worry in Struggling Haiti
Haiti’s Second Goudougoudou: The Global Food Crisis
Hunger Games: Food Policy Disaster Bites Hands that Feed
Attaining Proper Food Security
Gold Rush in Haiti
Gold Rush in Haiti
Post-quake US Food Aid Hurt Haiti Farmers
Seeding Reconstruction or Destruction?
Miami Rice: The Business of Disaster in Haiti
Five Years for Drop of Water
Gold Rush in Haiti! – Who will get Rich?
Haiti Third in Global Hunger Index
FAO Seeks $74 million in Aid for Haitian Agriculture
Already Desperate. Haitian Farmers Left Hopeless After Storm
Haiti’s rising food insecurity risks social tension, says FAO
Resources & Mining: Haiti Awards Permits to Companies
Report Urges US Lawmakers to Promote Agricultural Imports from Haiti
Nervousness and Lack of Transparency Surround New Mining Permits
Petrocaribe’s Oil to the Poor: Chávez Legacy in Haiti and Latin America
Haitian farmers call for ‘food sovereignty’
“Stop the food Aid,” Préval tells Obama
The Miners Next Door (HB77)
The Miners Next Door (HB77)
301KB This edition examines the current state of mining in Haiti, the role of global mining corporations in taking advantage of local mining codes and the interest of foreign investors in exploiting Haiti's natural resources. We also speak to local groups...

Les Mineurs d
Les Mineurs d'à Côté (HB77)
297KB Le gouvernement haïtien mise sur les récentes découvertes d’or et d’argent de son côté de la frontière pour sortir le pays de la dévastation causée par le séisme de 2010. Pourtant, évictions provoquées par l’industrie minière,...

Haiti's Hunger Games (HB72)
216KB Disastrous Food Policy Bites Hands that Feed One mamit (5.75lb tin) of rice? 150 Haitian Gourdes (about £2.24 or $3.57), up 50% since July. Corn meal? At 100 Gourdes a mamit, that has doubled in the past year. Beans? Well, they are only 210...

L’Enjeu de la Faim en Haïti (HB72)
L’Enjeu de la Faim en Haïti (HB72)
199KB Le Désastre d’une Politique Alimentaire qui s’en prend aux Producteurs ...

Farmers want to end food dependence (HB63)
Farmers want to end food dependence (HB63)
446KB Haiti’s peasant farmers are organising and taking action to try and bring an end to the country’s dependence on food imports, and to avert the prospect of looming famine. ...

Suffering from Sanctions, Again (HB46)
Suffering from Sanctions, Again (HB46)
9.35MB The Haitian economy is more than just on its knees - it's now a matter of skin and bones. Sanctions against the military regime in the early 1990s failed to shift the generals but did succeed in reducing economic capacity by a quarter. Since then,...

Sowing the Seeds for a Grassroots Revival (HB34)
Sowing the Seeds for a Grassroots Revival (HB34)
8.95MB These are dark days in Haiti. The promise of economic renewal funded by international development aid has come to nothing. Impunity for human rights violators has given birth to a pervasive sense of insecurity. Common crime is on the increase,...

Land Reform – the Number One Demand (HB19)
Land Reform – the Number One Demand (HB19)
10.86MB “Land is truly the Number One biggest demand of Haitian peasants who have fought and died for it, because only having land can assure a peasant’s survival.” ...

Pot Threatens to Boil Over (HB15)
Pot Threatens to Boil Over (HB15)
10.39MB The patience of many thousands of Haitians finally snapped following the November 7th assassination of the Lavalas MP, Jean Hubert Feuille. In Port-au-Prince and many other cities crowds took to the streets, building roadblocks, searching vehicles...

Clampdown in Jérémie (HB6)
Clampdown in Jérémie (HB6)
7.35MB Last October, when the Haitian army refused to comply with the UN-brokered accord to restore democracy, the international community needed to act decisively. It has failed to do so and as a result the Haitian crisis has gone from bad to worse. The...