Agricultural Revitalization – Haiti

To improve household and community livelihoods for approximately 4,027 men, 4,361 women, and 4,194 children of earthquake-affected populations in Fon Batis and Délis. Six crop storage silos and one tool storage building were constructed for seven cooperatives to store their crops and tools during the dry season. Over 2,000 female and male cooperative members received improved seed varieties and agricultural tools to help them restart viable agricultural activities. 4,168 female and 3,904 male cooperative members participated in training to broaden their knowledge and improve their capacity in cooperative leadership, principles of cooperative development, soil conservation and environmental protection, and pest management and grain storage. Agricultural production and profitability increased for local community members. Livelihoods and food security were strengthened for both individuals displaced by the earthquake and host families who took them in after the disaster.

Cost: $1,176,960 CAD
Term: 2011-2013
Funder/Partner: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and HOPE International Development Agency