The history of land and agriculture of the Republic of Haiti
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- The Land Issue, Justice and
- From Haiti Info, 11 March 1995. The history
of land reform and its relation to a weak judicial
- Haitian land disputes erupt
- From a Christian Peacemaker Team (CPT) in Haiti, CPTNET,
14 June 1995.
- Haiti's economic future
- By Chavannes Jean-Baptiste, October 1995. Comments by
the founder of the Peasant Movement of Papaye (MPP), which
in March 1991 joined into the National Peasant Movement of
the Papay Congress (MPNKP). Structural adjustment; peasant
organizations; USAID for the environment.
- Neoliberalism in Haiti: The case of rice
This Week in Haiti, Haiti Progres,
8–14 November 1995. Letter to editor of Haiti
Progres challenging the governing report it
reprinted. Then the response of Haiti
Progres. Tarrif policies, etc.
- Bibliography on Agriculture and
- Compiled by Bob Corbett, 19 November 1996. A bibliography
of books in English.
- Exports, imports and food
- NAFTA & Inter-Anmerican Trade Monitor, 22 March
1996. Haiti will import an estimated 401,00 metric tons of
cereal grains in 1995, more than half of which will come in
as food aid, further increasing the competition with
locally-grown crops and lowering the prices that Haitian
farmers can command.
- Free Market Left Haiti’s Rice Growers
- By Michael Dobbs, Washington Post, 13 April
2000. The plight of Haitian rice farmers provides a human
dimension to the debate over the costs and benefits of
globalization. The rice growers' struggle for survival
is a prime example of the failure of free-market policies
advocated by the IMF with the strong backing of the United
- Haitian pigs meet globalization
- From Eyes of the Heart: Seeking a Path for the
Poor in the Age of Globalization, by Jean-Bertrand
Aristide. 3 May 2000. The history of the eradication of
the Haitian Creole pig population in the 1980's is a
classic parable of globalization. Haiti's small,
black, Creole pigs were at the heart of the peasant
- Fertilizer corruption?
- Haiti Progres, 15–21 January
2003. Peasants in Haiti's lush rice-growing
Artibonite Valley are outraged by the soaring price of
fertilizer. They charge that merchants are hoarding
fertilizer and then jacking up the price.
- In Haiti: Feed the fish, then the
- By Lori Valigra, Christian Science Monitor,
4 December 2003. American researches are trying to fatten
up the talapia by feeding them pellets made from tree
leaves. Seafood-improvement programs could boost and
diversify people’s food stocks. Typical commercial
fish foods made in the US are probably more nutritious
than anything in Haiti. The trees to make the pellets.