Haitian President Sees Agricultural Improvements in Action

Demonstrating his commitment to improving agriculture in Haiti, on February 16, 2012, Haitian President Michel Joseph Martelly toured local farmers’ associations to see first-hand the positive impact farmer training and new irrigation systems are having on Haitian farmers. Haitian President Michel Joseph Martelly and members of his cabinet recently visited farmer groups to see how…

President Martelly visits the Bas Boen CRDD and the Rivière Grise irrigation system

President Martelly visits the Bas Boen CRDD and the Rivière Grise irrigation system rehabilitated by USAID/WINNER On February 16, 2012 Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly, President of the Republic of Haiti, visited the Rivière Grise irrigation system and the Rural Center for Sustainable Development (CRDD) at Bas Boen. The President visited the Bassin General dam which…

The U.S. government donates tractors to haitian farmer associations

On Tuesday, December 20, 2011, during a ceremony held at the Rural Center for Sustainable Development (CRDD) of Bas Boen, the U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), provided nine tractors to Haitian farmers’ associations of the region around Saint Marc. This initiative is part of WINNER (Watershed Initiative for National…