MFK has developed three types of fortified popped millet food snacks and a peanut butter in a sachet that it hopes to distribute on the Haitian market. Regarding the popped millet: one is a sweetened product, the other salty, and a third product is a mixture of the two. The peanut butter is a plain creamy, partly hydrogenated product made from high grade local peanuts and imported varieties. MFK now wishes to test the products with consumers and develop a business plan for marketing them. This research will contribute to the process
Ce rapport porte sur la production d’œufs en Haïti dans un contexte de stratégies de subsistance des ménages ruraux des classes populaires. Les données sont tirées d’un bilan des études précédentes, de rencontres avec des fermiers, des entrepreneurs, des marchands, des chefs de coopératives et de deux sondages : un « sondage sur les poules » auprès de 382 ménages et un suivi auprès de 91 des répondants.
This report focuses on egg production in Haiti with an emphasis on popular class rural household livelihood strategies. Data is drawn from a review of the literature and contact with farmers, entrepreneurs, merchants, cooperative leaders, and two surveys: a 382 household “Chicken Survey” and a follow-up telephone sub-survey of 91 of the original respondents.
The primary objective of this report is to respond to the question, “How well attuned was the Haiti Hope project strategy to promoting an increase in present and future revenues for Mango farmers and other mango supply chain actors.” The answer is, If assessed in HTG (Haitian Gourdes), income for all project participants and control groups increased over the life of the project. Income increased for Inactive Members by 57%; for Non sellers by 33% and for Sellers by 67%. If we add 7 HTG premiums paid to those who sold through the project, increased income from Haiti Hope sales of certified Organic and Fairtrade mangos is an additional 14 percent—for income specifically from those Haiti Hope sales for a total of 81%. Even survey control groups—that 2015 controls taken from outside the project area-- increased income in HTG by an estimated 40% over the life of the project.
The earthquake of January 12th 2010 destroyed Haiti’s only mill, Le Moulin d’Haiti (LMH). The mill owners estimate that it will take at least one year to reestablish the mill capacity At the time of the earthquake LMH produced 80% of all wheat flour consumed in Haiti: 15,000 metric tons (MT) or 300,000 fifty-kilo sacks per month