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Helping Haiti’s most vulnerable communities rebuild their livelihoods
 - 10/04/2011 - On 12 January 2010, a 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti leading to massive loss of life and causing unprecedented damage to urban and rural areas in the south and west of ...read more

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Haiti earthquake: one year on
 - 11/01/2011 - One year later, the reverberations of Haiti's devastating earthquake continue to be felt in rural areas, further compounded by the ongoing cholera outbreak and the flooding and landslides triggered by ...read more
Cholera fall-out likely to cause crop losses in Haiti
 - 29/12/2010 - A significant portion of the rice harvest in northwestern Haiti is likely to be lost because of farmers' fears of cholera contamination, an FAO preliminary assessment indicates. FAO and the ...read more
Haiti
 - 22/09/2010 - Food production in Haiti is slowly recovering but still remains significantly below the levels that existed prior to the January 2010 earthquake, according to the report of an FAO-WFP joint ...read more
Haiti: six months on, agriculture needs more support
 - 15/07/2010 - While timely food assistance and agricultural inputs helped avert a post-earthquake food crisis in Haiti, insufficient funding for agriculture continues to hamstring efforts to improve food security, local food production ...read more
Seeds and tool kits delivered to 68 000 households in Haiti
 - 31/03/2010 - FAO has distributed seeds and tool kits to 68 000 farming families in the earthquake zones of Haiti, the first step in the agency’s response to the catastrophe that hit ...read more
Diouf calls for G-8 funds for Haiti
 - 16/03/2010 - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf has called for some of the $20 billion pledged for farmers in poor countries promised by the G-8 leaders in Italy last July to go to ...read more
Diouf kicks-off spring planting season in Haiti
 - 15/03/2010 - A significant increase in national food production, rural employment and reforestation are the keys to a greener, more productive Haiti, said FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf during a four-day visit to ...read more
Tools distribution ends feudalism in Les Anglais
 - 02/03/2010 - Célias Canger is an elderly small holder farmer. He lives at La Source in the Haitian commune of Les Anglais in Haiti’s southern department, founded by British colonists in 1774 ...read more
Food crisis looms in rural Haiti
 - 19/02/2010 - More than a month after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January, FAO and the international humanitarian organization CARE have issued a joint alert over a national food ...read more
Web-based information tool for food security for Haiti
 - 15/02/2010 - In the face of extreme food price volatility and food shortages in Haiti following the January 12 earthquake, FAO has developed an interactive tool to guide international agencies and NGOs ...read more
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