Apr 24

Transforming Agroforestry in Haiti

Growing up on a farm in Haiti, I saw my father working very hard but having a difficult time making a good living. I eventually realized that he was working without any technical support, and I decided to study agronomy so that I could provide that support to other farmers.
Apr 23

Planning for One Hundred Years: Planting Trees and Educating Children in Haiti

On Earth Day, we are reminded of the saying by Confucius: “If your plan is for one year, plant rice. If your plan is for ten years, plant trees. If your plan is for one hundred years, educate children.” At PRODEV: Progress and Development, we are planning for the future by educating Haiti’s children and by planting trees.
Protecting Forests and Livelihoods in Tanzania

Protecting Forests and Livelihoods in Tanzania

Aug 29, 2012
Reversing deforestation – which accounts for up to 15 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions – is central to combatting climate change. Yet forest conservation poses a complex problem in developing countries, where governments must balance the need to protect forests with the needs of local people who rely on...