This report focuses on egg production in Haiti with an emphasis on popular class rural household livelihood strategies. The study ultimately addresses the question, if equipped with the proper technological resources and financial support, could these households provide significantly more eggs to the national population? Special attention is given to production operations in Department ofRead More
This document is a summary of CNSA’s more comprehensive, Report on Beneficiary Targeting in Haiti: Detection Strategies. It is meant as a summary of that report and a beneficiary selection guide for organizations working in the humanitarian aid and development sectors. With input from Haiti’s CNSA, the World Food Program (WFP), the Food and AgriculturalRead More
The objective of this annex 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 theRead More
This study responds to a tender from The German Red Cross (GRC) in partnership with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Haitian Red Cross (HRC). The objective was to help inform post hurricane Sandy Livelihoods/Food Security interventions to fishing communities in the Departments of the Grand AnseRead More
Building Assessments and Rubble Removal in Quake-Affected Neighborhoods in Haiti To assist and encourage people to return to their homes after the January 12th 2010 earthquake, USAID funded Rubble Removal Programs including demolition of condemned buildings and the removal of rubble from streets and drainage canals. Between February 2010 and February of this year USAIDRead More
The BARR survey team set out to conduct a 54 cluster 3,600 residential building survey in Port-au-Prince neighborhoods (cluster was defined by “n” number of houses closest to a selected geographical point). The population were control versus treatment groups. Neighborhoods where rubble clearing had occurred were to be compared to neighborhoods where rubble clearing hadRead More
This study was commissioned by CNSA with the financial and logistic support of WFP and FAO. The objective was to examine the processes that NGO and governmental agencies employ to select beneficiaries of social assistance programs in rural Haiti. The task responds to needs associated with current humanitarian aid and development programs such as: EdeRead More
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 competeRead More
The study described in this report was originally funded by the American Peanut Council (APC), and carried out under the auspices of EDESIA, a social enterprise with the goal of preventing malnutrition among the world’s most vulnerable children through production of Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Foods. Information and excerpts from this report were used in a 2015Read More
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-auPrince 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, includingRead More
This study and the recommendations focus on Haiti’s Department of the North West and Northern portion of the Department of the Artibonite with the objectives of, a) helping CARE prepare for a new relief and development initiative in the region and, b) conducting an assessment of the current food security situation.
This report was commissioned by International Trade Centre’s (ITC) Ethical Fashion Initiative, a program designed to assist artisans. It examines the concept of a “fair wage” in the context of the cost of living and the prevailing wage scale within in Haiti. It concludes with a recommended wage scale for the artisan sector.
Building Assessments and Rubble Removal in Quake-Affected Neighborhoods in Haiti On January 12, 2010, Haiti was struck by a magnitude 7.3 earthquake. An estimated 3 million people were impacted, and original estimates were that 50 to 80% percent of all residential and commercial buildings in the capital and surrounding areas were destroyed or severely damaged,Read More
The objective of the Department du Southeast study (per Scope of Work 1-2) was, expand AMAP learning about value chains in conflict- and disaster-affected environments with the goal of helping design early responses for ensuring survival (market systems could supply food and essential items or services related to priority survival needs), provide useful information forRead More
Introduction The earthquake of January 12th 2010 destroyed Haiti’s only mill, Le Moulin d’Haiti (LMH). The mill owners estimate that the 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 300,000Read More
In 2008, with the approval of USAID Food For Peace officers, ACDI/VOCA initiated preparations for the monetization of a small lot of soy oil. The objective was to launch a pilot project ‗to explore a broadening of the income stream to Title II programs in Haiti‘ (Murphy 2009). Because of the subsequent 35% spike inRead More