THE TIMOTHY T SCHWARTZ ARCHIVE

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The data suggests that Ti Pop should be a clean cut, slightly intellectual, physically fit conservative but stylish teenage female who only comes in contact with soccer balls when practices exploding them with karate kicks. She may or may not be a superhero but, if she is, she should be wearing a cape. There is no indication that her skin colour matters to the target population...

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Food preparation specialists have helped popular class Haitians adapt to deepening poverty while still allowing them to obtain high calories at low cost. In the process they invigorate the local economy and earn income to support themselves and their families. But alternative sources of prepared food have emerged over the last two decades that compete with the local food preparation economy.

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The objective of this report is to provide project PAER participants and implementing partners with an entry point for understanding the production and marketing strategies among the targeted beneficiaries, to detail programme activities and expected outputs and outcomes. There are some 700,000 women, men, and children in the Department of the North West and the commune of Anse Rouge.

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The market research presented in this report is drawn from several phases of investigation in Haiti’s Plateau Central (hereafter referred to as the Plateau) commissioned by the Clinton Foundation (hereon referred to as CF) and facilitated by TechnoServ Haiti, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated to “business solutions to poverty.”

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The idea of Frequency Lists comes from the Freelisting technique used in Cultural Consensus Analysis (Romney et. al. 1986; Borgatti 1992). The technique is designed to document categorical knowledge, usually among non-literate people whose folkways are little known outside their living group. For example, a researcher may wish to learn about the types of local foliage rural Haitian leaf doctors use to concoct herbal remedies. The researcher would ask a sample of leaf doctors to give the names of plants they use. The questions are typically asked of 20 to 30 respondents. Responses from the sample of respondents are then correlated.

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This study focuses on Haiti's Department of the North West and Northern portion of the Department of the Artibonite. The objectives were to undertake community consultations and field-based assessment in the north-West/upper Artibonite on food security and health to identify most at-risk communities, food supply, coping mechanisms, etc.

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Cette étude concerne le département du nord-ouest d'Haïti et la partie nord du département de l'Artibonite. Les objectifs sont de :Réaliser des consultations auprès de la communauté et des évaluations sur le terrain du nord- ouest et du Haut-Artibonite, autour des thèmes de la sécurité alimentaire et de la santé. L’objectif étant d’identifier les collectivités à risque, de comprendre comment fonctionne l'approvisionnement alimentaire, les mécanismes d'adaptation des ménages, etc.

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The quantitative Gender Survey described in this document was part of a larger evaluation and exploration of gender in Leogane and Carrefour, two communes (counties) near to Port-au- Prince that were among those most heavily impacted by the January 12th 2010 earthquake. Following the catastrophe CARE initiated emergency and supportive relief efforts in the communes, including sanitation, health and cash for work programs.

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