Haiti Reconstruction

Rebuilding Haiti must start from the ground up, with agricultural education

Guscard Tout-Puissant
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"Allo Guscard, Comme ton nom, c'est tellement important pour la reconstruction d'Haïti, Tout Puissant. Let's make this year count."
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"Hi Guscard, we are friends in many places :-). If Mike is busy - and he is - talk to me as well and I will forward and keep things going as i can. Lovely to see your enthusiasm."
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"Hello Guscard! glad to know you and love your knowledge of distance produce comes from.  A future concentration or present if some have time to address it is infrastructure!  I can't beleive the fruits I have seen spoil because the…"
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"In Haiti, the urbanization process is accelerating, despite the efforts of the government to curb the rural exodus. The concentration of population in cities creates new needs in terms of food. Demand is growing in quantity, but it is diversifying…"
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"Thanks and Quite Good to be among you ! Ready to take part to this changing road....for Haiti."
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"Welcome Guscard! I mentioned Mike you are making contact with him. Great! Orietta"
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sustainable income
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At 6:48pm on October 4, 2011, orietta said…
Welcome Guscard! I mentioned Mike you are making contact with him. Great! Orietta
At 8:19am on October 5, 2011, Guscard Tout-Puissant said…

In Haiti, the urbanization process is accelerating, despite the efforts of the government to curb the rural exodus. The concentration of population in cities creates new needs in terms of food. Demand is growing in quantity, but it is diversifying in favor of fresh produce (fruits and vegetables, meat, fish). Requirements in terms of health quality and taste are developing and the demand for living preserved. In response to urban growth, we have seen develop in the inner cities and their immediate surrounding agricultural production self-consumed and marketed. This agriculture is dominated by perishable products (market gardening, small livestock, fish), which represent a very important issue in terms of food, self-production or purchase. While grains are generally transported from rural areas or imports, fresh produce such as vegetables, eggs or milk, come from less than fifty kilometers from the urban center for more than half of the flow, either campaign or downtown. Chains of fresh produce are very responsive to market opportunities. With urbanization, agriculture, food rattle out of his self-consumption, is monetized, and a chain of private services is growing. Market chains are short which allows for lower final cost to denrees directed campaigns or imports. Proximity to urban areas facilitates relations of trust and information exchange between producers, sellers, and consumers in particular to control the sanitary quality of products. Finally, it helps when needed on a food self-sufficiency. In addition to its role in the supply of fresh produce of the cities, peri-urban agriculture plays a role in the social integration of disadvantaged populations, and maintaining open space. This multifunctionality can justify keeping close to urban centers despite the high cost of land if the agricultural pollution are minimized. The social and economic contribution of the local diet is indeed threatened by many constraints, the main ones: the pressure on land, many pollution, water and air; market instability.
It will be better if we all try to improve the way we sustain Agriculture ! It's just an advice which needs to be applied !

Guscard
http://www.guscard.unblog.fr

At 8:48am on October 5, 2011, Mike Mahowald said…

Hello Guscard! glad to know you and love your knowledge of distance produce comes from.  A future concentration or present if some have time to address it is infrastructure!  I can't beleive the fruits I have seen spoil because the tap tap to Gris Gris was broken down.

 

We can use your help and advice with getting our training center going in Arcahaie.  We have a lot of work to do and i may be too busy to talk to much but can always use your help.  Your English is excelent by the way you wright.  Are you working now, or is it possible you may like to be a trainer of students that will be producing stoves?

At 6:08pm on October 5, 2011, orietta said…
Hi Guscard, we are friends in many places :-). If Mike is busy - and he is - talk to me as well and I will forward and keep things going as i can. Lovely to see your enthusiasm.
At 5:30pm on February 13, 2012, Jean-Luc Giraud said…

Allo Guscard,

Comme ton nom, c'est tellement important pour la reconstruction d'Haïti, Tout Puissant. Let's make this year count.

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