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Haiti is the poorest country in Latin America and the Caribbean, and is a country highly exposed to natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes, which have destroyed the country’s infrastructure.

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2,756,000 ha
2,870.2 USD
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Haiti farmers demanded justice after losing their land - their victory shows what empowering workers can achieve

18 January 2019

The Caracol Industrial Park forced 4,000 Haitians from their land using earthquake reconstruction money. Nine years after the earthquake, farmers organised and negotiated a package of land and jobs. The ninth anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake in 2010 holds new meaning for the nearly 4…

IDB settles accountability case in Haiti, granting land to farmers

11 January 2019

WASHINGTON — Nine years after a devastating earthquake ravaged Haiti, a group of Haitian farmers won a settlement with the Inter-American Development Bank and the Haitian government after demonstrating they were adversely impacted by a bank-financed industrial park built on land seized in 2011. “I…

Factbox: Haiti six years after the quake - What's changed?

By Anastasia Moloney Date: Jan 13th, 2016 Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, killed more than 200,000 people, leveled much of the capital Port-au-Prince and left 1.5 million Haitians homeless. As…



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Land Tenure and Property Rights

Land Tenure and Property Rights MOOC 3.0

Registration for USAID’s Land Tenure and Property Rights Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is open through April 15th, 2018. Enroll today! Rights to land and resources are at the center of our most pressing development issues: economic growth, food security, conflict, urbanization, gender equality,…