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Workshops and Events


Fiscal Year 2018-2019
July 7-17 Haitian technicians visit Florida to learn about assemling, modifying and touring weather station facilities and the National Weather Service Tour, workshops UF, Florida
July 9-10 Women's professional development conference Workshop  
May 13-16 AREA joins Ministry of Agriculture to train extension agents Workshop Port-au-Prince
March 28 Maize seed systems Workshop  AREA office, Pétionville
March 28 Soil fertility and tour of research project on optimum fertilizer formulations for maize Field day, workshop Bas Boên CRDD
March 27-28 Fundamentals of starting and running a successful food-processing business in Haiti Workshop Hotel Montana, 
March Diagnostic Course,
Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine (FAMV) of the State University of Haiti
Internship Les Cayes 
Dec. 3-7  Training on Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) to help farmers to make informed decisions related to climate change. Download training materials. Workshop Palm Events Center, Port-au-Prince
Nov. 29 AREA and UHM co-led workshop with partners from the Haiti Ministry of Environment and nongovernmental organizations on analyzing and communicating about climate data and long-term changes in rainfall and temperature. Workshop AREA office, 
Oct. 10 and 24, Nov. 14 and various other dates  Discussions with farmers to learn how they are coping with changes in climate and weather patterns, which increasingly threaten their crops. Focus groups Bas Boën, Duvier, Wynne Farm and Robin CRDDs
Oct. 1-3, 2018 Addressing Gender in Agricultural Technology Design, Use and Dissemination. Read blog post: Gender matters in Haitian agriculture Workshop Hotel Montana, Port-au-Prince

Fiscal Year 2017-2018
Sept. 9-16, 2018 Best practices for conducting field trials to produce higher-yielding corn than the varieties now grown in Haiti | Agenda Tour and training University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Aug. 22-23, 2018 All about maize seeds, maize phenology and agronomic best practices Workshop Bas Boën CRDD
Aug. 7, 2018 How to assemble, configure and install second-generation weather stations Workshop AREA office, Pétionville
July 31- Aug. 1, 2018 Soil fertility management Workshop Bas Boën CRDD
June 11-12, 2018 R Programming Workshop Villa Therese, Pétionville
June 5-6, 2018 Agroclimate Data Workshop AREA office, Pétionville
May 3-4, 2018 Innovation in Agricultural Education Conference Karibe Hotel, Juvenat
March 15-16, 2018 Soil Fertility Management Workshop Bas Boën CRDD
Feb. 22-23, 2018 Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) plans Workshop Villa Therese, Pétionville
February 2018 Diagnostic Course,
Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine (FAMV) of the State University of Haiti
Internship Eco Hotel, Jacmel
Dec. 14-15, 2017 Postharvest Loss Management Workshop Villa Therese, Pétionville
Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2017 Faculty Development Academy, Block 3 Workshop FAMV, Damien
Nov. 29, 2017 Faculty Development Academy, Refresher,
Train the Trainers
Workshop AREA office, Pétionville
Nov. 24, 2017 Faculty Development Academy, Block 1 Workshop Caribbean University, Delmas
Oct. 26-27, 2017 Weather Station Programming Workshop Hotel Montana, Pétionville
Oct. 23-26, 2017 Faculty Development Academy, Blocks 1-2
State University of Haiti (UEH), Limonade campus
Workshop UEH, Limonde
Sept. 25-Oct. 5, 2017 FAMV Diagnostic Course Internship Ennery

FY 2016-2017 and earlier

  • July 17-21, 2017, Weather station builder workshop
  • Feb. 27-March 10, 2017, Mais Plus CIMMYT Train the Trainer
  • May 15, 2017, Send-off for graduate students in Haiti
  • Jan. 26-27, 2017, Microscope care and plant diagnostics, Bas Boën CRDD

    Faculty Development Academy
  • June 22-23, 2017, Training by Trainer, Teaching Methods and Techniques 
  • June 20-21, 2017, Training by Trainees, Universite Episcopale
  • April 22, 2017, Training by Trainees, American Univesity of the Caribbean  
  • Feb 23-24, 2017, Training by Trainers, FAMV
  • Feb. 21-22, 2017, Train the Trainers Syllabus Development
  • Feb. 15-16, 2017, Train the Trainers

    Support to Higher Education
  • Dec. 14-15, 2016, Scientific Research and Grant Writing
  • May 23-25, 2016, Theory of Change and Innovation, Palm Events Center, Pétionville
  • March 9-11, 2016, Ethics in Research, Montrouis, Bas Boën and Pétionville


CRDD: Rural Center for Sustainable Development
FAMV: Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine of the State University of Haiti
UHM: Haiti’s Unité Hydrométéorologique, or Haiti’s Hydrometeorological Unit