CROSS CUTTING ACTIVITIES

 

  • Capacity building of associations
    • 272 associations with over 108,000 members
    • Creation of Cooperatives of “Asosyasyon Chanpyon”
    • Training in management and accounting
    • Data base to rank associations using the PIVA ( Partner Institutional Viability Assessment) methodology
  • Policy support
    • Draft law on seeds submitted to the Government
    • Fertilizer study completed
  • Training
    • 8 Haitian students at UF, one graduated and is back in Haiti
    • Scholarship for 24 local students from four Universities
    •  65 interns doing agricultural research
  • Environmental compliance activities
    • Preparation of an  environmental  assessment for mechanized soil preparation
    • Preparation of umbrella EMPRs (Environmental Monitoring Project Report) for input supply stores (BIAs), ravine control and protection, irrigation systems rehabilitation
    • Upgrade and capacity building of BIAs that were out of compliance
    • Feasibility study for the commercial production of organic fertilizer
    • Revision of the PERSUAP (Pesticide Evaluation Review and Safe Use Action Plan).
    • Development of an IPM ( Integrated Pest Management) training program
    • Scoping statements for the Dumay road and the Riviere Grise diversion dam