The history of land and agriculture of the Republic of Haiti

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The Land Issue, Justice and Elections
From Haiti Info, 11 March 1995. The history of land reform and its relation to a weak judicial system.
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 continues
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 Farming
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 Behind
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 States.
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 economy.
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 people
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.