Participatory Watershed Management Planning: A Step-by-Step Guide

In 2017, the step by step methodology for participatory planning was tested at two pilot sites: the upland area of Sault du Baril waterfalls, and the wetlands and mangroves of the lowland coastal area of Gwelan (O’Rouck). The methodology was subsequently revised, taking into account lessons learned from these two pilot sites within the Rivière Froide watershed of Anse-à-Veau.

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Women, Children, Youth and Persons Living With Disabilities: Rights and Services in Haiti

The Baseline Study is designed to support the overall goal of AKSE, “...to improve the safety and security of women, children and youth in Haiti by decreasing the incidence of human rights abuse and expanding access to treatment and care.” The Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP) for the project assigns the following tasks to baseline inquiry: (1) determine the current situation regarding the rights of women, children, youth and people living with disabilities...

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Le paysan haïtien et la lutte antiérosive depuis 50 ans : un bilan

Le problème de la conservation des sols en Haïti est fondamentalement un problème social et l’une des conséquences de la pauvreté extrême des paysans de morne. La forte densité et le mode d’occupation de la terre constituent des entraves majeures à la conservation des sols et de l’eau. En général les petits cultivateurs haïtiens utilisent des techniques de production originaires de la plaine telles que le brûlis qui crée de l’érosion dans les champs agricoles montagneux. Les paysans haïtiens sont conscients de la dégradation des sols et appliquent certaines pratiques traditionnelles de conservation.

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La Migration et les Droits Humains : Haïti et la République Dominicaine

Ce rapport fait l’état de lieu des informations sur la problématique de la traite et du trafic de personnes sur la frontière nord Haïtiano-Dominicaine à la lumière des flux migratoires externes plus large, la situation socioéconomique et politique et la crise économique mondiale. L’analyse tient compte du fonctionnement des réseaux transfrontaliers du nord Haïtiano-Dominicain qui s’adonnent aux pratiques de traite et de trafic de personnes et la violation des droits humains, particulièrement ceux des femmes et des enfants.

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Prospective LOKAL Interventions in the Communes of Carrefour, Cité Soleil, Delmas & Port‐au‐Prince

This report identifies opportunities for capacity building to support improved municipal governance in four communes of the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area. During its initial months of operation, LOKAL worked primarily with 11 targeted communes outside the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area. At its present stage of implementation, the project seeks to tailor its approach to the special needs of Haiti’s largest and most highly urbanized region, the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area.

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Environmental Risks & Opportunities in Haiti: A Background Analysis

This analysis is one element of a longer policy study carried out in response to a Congressional directive that “...after consultation with appropriate international development organizations and Haitian officials, organizations and communities, the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations setting forth a plan for the reforestation of areas in Haiti that are vulnerable to erosion...

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Environmental Vulnerability in Haiti

This report was prepared in response to a Congressional directive that, “after consultation with appropriate international development organizations and Haitian officials, organizations and communities, the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations setting forth a plan for the reforestation of areas in Haiti that are vulnerable to erosion which pose significant danger to human health and safety.”

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USAID/Haiti Microfinance: A Portfolio Review

This is a rapid assessment of the USAID/Haiti Mission portfolio of microfinance support programs. The primary purpose is to assess performance of existing programs, measure progress with respect to targeted objectives, and suggest guidance for follow-on activities. The programs assessed include DAI/FINNET, FINCA/Haiti, and SOFIHDES/Enterprise Finance Facility (EFF).

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Agriculture in a Fragile Environment: Market Incentives for Natural Resource Management in Haiti

This report reviews the Hillside Agriculture Program (HAP) and other natural resource management (NRM) activities in Haiti and proposes guiding elements of project design for a new agricultural and environmental activity. The primary objective of this new activity is to stabilize cropped hillsides in key critical areas via reforestation and soil and water conservation, especially on vulnerable sites that pose significant danger to human health and safety.

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Civil Society Customer Survey

The objective of this customer survey was to review the USAID Mission’s program of assistance to civil society organizations (CSOs) and to elicit feedback from beneficiaries regarding the quality of Mission assistance. The basic issues guiding field inquiry for this assignment included the following...

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Land Tenure and the Adoption of Agricultural Technology in Haiti

There has long been an active debate in Haiti—as in many other developing countries— over whether or not the customary tenure system constrains technology adoption and agricultural development, and whether cadaster and land titling should be national priorities. This paper contributes to this debate by reviewing and interpreting the body of literature and new empirical evidence concerning the relationship between land tenure and the adoption of technology in rural Haiti.

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