Agriculture is a very important sector in Haiti, particularly in light of subsistence farmers who compete against subsidized foreign farm products.

In addition, ecological concerns can make things more complicated.

The Haiti-New Jersey Partners contribute to solutions with the following actions:

CDB Seedling Distribution and Education 1

Reforestation
As Haiti has less than 2% vegetation coverage. We are working with an agronomist and the Ministry of Agriculture and other organizations in order to:

Distribute seedlings, and have already done so in the town of Croix-des-Bouquets
Teach members of the targeted community how to take care of those seedlings
Establish a nutrition program through agriculture
Greenhouse Project
The construction of a greenhouse project Laboule 12 jointly by the YMCA and SOHADERK firm and the execution of which had two phases:

The construction of the greenhouse
Staff training