Agrarian Change and Peasant Prospects in Haiti

Haiti is one of the poorest and most severely hunger-stricken countries in the world (GHI 2013). Its contradictions are jarring: although Haiti has the largest relative agrarian population in the Western Hemisphere and relatively less land inequality than the rest of the region (Smucker et al. 2000; Wiens and Sobrado 1998), it is extremely food insecure.

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Plan National D’Investissement Agricole. Développement des Infrastructures Rurales : Annexe 2 Composante Irrigation

Malgré l'abondance des precipitations dans une large part du pays, l'irrigation se justifie en raison de la grande irrégularité des precipitations due a une géographie montagneuse (saison sèche plus ou…

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Analysis of Agricultural and Food Price Policy in Haiti: An Adaptive Policy Simulation Model

In early 1986, the government of Haiti began a series of economic reforms in agriculture designed to reduce the degree of government price intervention, to increase efficiencies in the agricultural sector, and to reduce restrictions on the quantities of food imports.

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