A few kilometers outside of Jean-Rabel, a project funded by the Haitian Ministry of Agriculture, the World Food Programme, the International Fund for Agricultural Development and Welthungerhilfe (German Agro Action) started a few months ago.
Workers are building dry walls like this one on the hills. "By working on watershed management and by creating irrigation systems, food production can be more regular," said Rainer Schmid, who is managing the project on behalf of Welthungerhilfe in the region. "We believe that with each future harvest, the need to import food will decrease."
26 May 2014 Haiti: Partnering for Progress