Research by PAPDA (the Haitian Advocacy Platform for Alternative Development) and Oxfam found that peanut value chain actors in Haiti face a number of serious constraints, including nonexistence of state support; weak organization; use of traditional production methods; and lack of access to irrigation and inputs, including herbicides to control aflatoxin, all in a context of poverty and vulnerable livelihoods. Read More
Against a background of growing hunger, environmental damage and climate change, Haiti rises to its challenges.
Last February, four members of the Haiti Advocacy Working Group traveled to Haiti at the invitation of the then Minister of Environment, Simon Dieseul Desras. In preceding weeks, HAWG members have written blogs, offered reflections and video diaries of their trip. Read More
Mennonite Central Committee, the Episcopal Church and HAWG have joined forces to call for Action on Hunger in Haiti. Join their call!
Click here for the Episcopal Church Action Alert !
Click here for the Action Alert from the Mennonite Central Committee !
See below for the list of offices to call
Urge your Representatives to take action to prevent hunger and food insecurity in Haiti!! Read More
Between February 22 and 26, four members of the Haiti Advocacy Working Group traveled to Haiti to gain a better understanding of the country’s environmental challenges, in the context of climate change. Participants in this delegation included Jayce Hafner from the Episcopal Church, Elaine Zuckerman from Gender Action, Joel Kupferman of the Environmental Justice Initiative, and Maurice Bloem from Church World Service (CWS). Read More
Plaidoyer pour action
Six mois après Matthew, une crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle s’amorce en Haïti : il est urgent de réagir
Le 4 octobre 2016, l’ouragan Matthew de catégorie 4 a frappé Haïti. L’oeil de l’ouragan a directement touché les départements du Sud, de la Grand’Anse, mais a aussi provoqué d’importants dégâts dans les Nippes et les zones côtières des départements du Nord-Ouest, de l’Artibonite et de l’Ouest. Read More
A call for Advocacy and Action on Hunger
Six months after Hurricane Matthew, a food and nutritional crisis is beginning in Haiti: we must react.
On October 4th 2016, a category 4 Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti. The hurricane’s eye directly affected the Sud and Grand’Anse departments, but also caused important damages in Nippes, Nord-Ouest, Artibonite and Ouest. Read More