Household-Level Impacts of System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in Haiti: An SRI intervention with training, insured credit, and coordination by irrigation bloc

Haiti is one of the poorest and most food insecure countries in the world, and improvements in productivity for staple crops such as rice are crucial […]

Strategic Investment in Rapid Technology Dissemination: Commercialization of Disease Resistant Bean Varieties in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Haiti (BTD)

The Bean Technology Dissemination (BTD) project addresses the shortage of high-quality bean seed available to resource-poor farmers in Haiti, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. The objectives of […]

Identification and Release of Brown Midrib ( bmr ) Sorghum Varieties to Producers in Central America and Haiti

Scientists from the INTSORMIL-CENTA project based at the National Center for Agricultural Technology and Forestry (CENTA) of El Salvador have worked for five years to develop […]

Improving Fruit Postharvest Quality through Best Management Practices for Perishable Vegetable Production in Protective Structures

The main goal of the project is to implement technologies to enhance bell pepper yields and quality and to develop a comprehensive education, research and market-knowledge […]

  • Start Date: 2010/02/01
  • End Date: 2011/02/01
  • Project Code: Not Available
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Impact assessment of Bean/Cowpea and Dry Grain Pulses CRSP investments in research, institutional capacity building, and technology dissemination in Africa, Latin America and the U.S.

Impact assessments are widely recognized to perform two functions–accountability and learning. Greater accountability (and strategic validation) is seen as a prerequisite for continued support for development […]

LTRA-6: A CAPS program for the Central Plateau of Haiti

After decades of violent conflict and political upheaval, Haiti’s agricultural sector is unable to produce enough food for the nation’s population of nearly 9 million. The […]

  • Start Date: 2009
  • End Date: 2014
  • Project Code: LTRA-6
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The Development of the Peanut Sector for Guyana and Selected Caribbean Countries

The goal of this project is to address the limitations in peanut production in Guyana and selected Caribbean countries. In Guyana, the goal in the Rupununi […]



Innovative Procedures to Protect Therapeutic Foods from Aflatoxins in Developing Nations

At the completion of this project we will have the information we need to implement and evaluate educational and food preparation procedures which remove aflatoxin as […]

  • Start Date: 2008/01/01
  • End Date: 2012
  • Project Code: COR158
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Development, Testing and Dissemination of Genetically Improved Bean Cultivars for Central America, the Caribbean and Angola

Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is an important source of protein for low income families in Central America, the Caribbean and Angola. Increased or more stable […]