Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti!

 
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! has made updates to their project page.
    • 11 months ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! posted a progress report
    Haitian Farmers See Significant Improvements
    By - Curtis McCoy - Program Manager
    Trees for the Future’s (TREES) work in Bethel, Haiti has had successes with farmers both economically and environmentally.  Haiti’s history of deforestation has had serious local environmental implications, including recurrent droughts and destructive soil erosion. Unsustainable agricultural practices, like...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! has received 4 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! has received 57 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! posted a progress report
    Bethel Report (April-June)
    By - Cutis McCoy - Project Manager
    Hi GlobalGiving Supporters! Trees for the Future (TREES) continues to make significant progress in combating poverty, food insecurity, and land degradation in the village of Bethel, Haiti. Working with the farmer group leader, TREES has extended integrated land management strategies promoting tree planting with 10...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! posted a progress report
    Trees for the Future Bethel Report March 2014
    By - Timote Georges - Country Coordinator
    The first quarter of 2014 has been the dry season in Haiti and the main activities in our Bethel project have been: nursery maintenance, supplying agricultural tools and equipment to farmers and training farmers in forest garden design and establishment.  Additional activities included on-site technical assistance to...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! posted a progress report
    Improvement/Alternative Income via Tree Planting
    By - Croix Thompson - Caribbean and West Africa Regional Manager
    Trees for the future monthly report Bethel (Cabaret) /Haiti December 2013 The main activities during this past reporting period are: Nursery maintenance:  The rehabilitation works at the nursery of bethel summarizes watering seedlings, preparing the substrate for filling polyethylene bags, sowing of certain species...
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! posted a progress report
    Tree Planting in Action
    By - Croix Thompson - Project Leader
    The main activities at the community of Bethel for the third quarter of 2013 consists of: Rehabilitation of the nursery: After the first transplantation period from June to August, over 80 percent of seedlings at the nursery completely transplanted. Currently, we are about to replant seeds in the nursery to have enough...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! has received 50 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! posted a progress report
    Bethel Project Progress Despite the Drought
    By - Croix Thompson - Caribbean Regional Program Manager
    Trees for the Future's biggest challenge during this reporting period is the lack of rainfall to sustain the trees after outplanting. Therefore, we are still waiting for the appropiate level of rainfall that can reach a level of sustainability for the plants to survive being outplanted on each individual farmer's...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! posted a progress report
    Anticipation of the Rainy Season
    By - Croix Thompson - Caribbean & West African Regional Program Manager
    During the current reporting period, Trees for the Future in Haiti has been providing technical assistance to the farmers in anticipation of the first rains of the rainy season. There are over 10,000 trees in the nurseries that are ready to be out planted.  The community nurseries contain mixed varieties of species...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! posted a progress report
    Nursery Rehabilitation, Training, and Outplanting
    By - Croix Thompson - Caribbean Regional Program Manager
                                                     TREES FOR THE FUTURE- HAITI                                  ...
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! posted a progress report
    Nursery Establishment and Initial Training
    By - Croix Thompson - Caribbean & West African Regional Program Manager
    During this past Summer, Trees for the Future started a new project in another environmentally vulnerable community of the Arcadine coast called Bethel. The community of Bethel has shown great interest in our work. The specific support that Bethel requires from Trees for the Future consist of reforestation, Bethel River...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! has received 104 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Reforest the Barren Lands of Haiti! posted a progress report
    Initial Planning Meeting in Bethel, Haiti
    By - Croix Thompson - Caribbean and West African Regional Manager
    On June 12th, Trees for the Future had their initial planning meeting which was attended by the 20 leaders of the various farmers groups throughout the town of Bethel, Haiti. After enduring another disappointing year of lower than average rainfall, which lead to a decline in crop yields, the leaders conveyed to Trees for...
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    • CarstenG
      CarstenG Agroforestry systems are used by people existing in marginal lands throughout the world. It is an absolutely highly productive system that combines forestry and the use of upper stratum economic trees with that of lower stratum vegetable crops. It can provide substantial economic returns to the growing so he/she is able... Read more »
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Organization

Trees for the Future

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
http://www.plant-trees.org

Project Leader

Erica Sieg

Development Associate
Silver Spring, Maryland United States

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