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Workshops and Events

Fiscal Year 2020-2021
July 3, 7, 8, 16 AREA Virtual Conference on Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Women Workshop Remote via Zoom

Fiscal Year 2019-2020
March 18-19 Hydrocooling techniques Workshop  
March 18-19 Nutritional value of various food groups, including amaranth, and the nutritional needs of women and children Workshop Montrouis
March 10-11 International Research Conference on Agricultural Research and Innovation  Research conference  Karibe Hotel and Convention Center, Pétioinville, HT 
Feb. 28-March 5 Train-the-trainers workshop on the use of the PICSA approach with farmers   Workshop  Catholic Relief Services, Les Cayes 
Feb. 28 Importance of integrating gender in advisory services to farmers and rural communities Workshop  Montrouis 
Feb. 17-20 Nonprofit management Workshop  Kenscoff
Feb. 11 How to build a simple grain dryer  Workshop  for AREA team Bas Boën CRDD
Feb. 10-11 Training to support diagnostic labs Workshop   AUC, Les Cayes 
Feb. 6 Microscope camera installation/calibration at FAMV  Workshop   FAMV 
Feb. 4-5 Pesticide training  Workshop   Montrouis 
Jan. 27 Presentation of results from climate program to farmers  Presentation Kenscoff 
Jan. 22 Master of Science graduates return to Haiti Research forum   Pétionville 
Jan. 15-17, 2020 Phenotyping training and trial data analysis Workshop   Pétionville 

Fiscal Year 2018-2019
Sept. 9-10, 2019 Pesticides and integrated pest management Workshop Kenscoff 
Sept. 2-5, 2019 R programming Workshop Villa Thérèse, Pétioinville 
Aug. 27, 2019 Nematode identification Workshop AUC, Les Cayes 
Aug. 27, 2019 Microscope training for Haitian lab technicians Workshop AUC, Les Cayes 
Aug. 9, 2019 Master's of Science graduates agricultural research forum Forum UF at Gainesville
July 16 to Aug. 1, 2019  Haitian professionals visit soil laboratories to learn about lab operations at the University of Florida Tour, training UF at Gainesville, FL
July 7-17, 2019 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, 2019 Women's professional development conference | Workshop materials Workshop  
May 20-22, 2019 Nutrition training focused on Asian spinach | Workshop materials Workshop Kenscoff, Montrouis
May 13-16, 2019 AREA joins Ministry of Agriculture to train extension agents | Workshop materials Workshop Port-au-Prince
March 28, 2019 Review maize trials Workshop  AREA office, Pétionville
March 28, 2019 Soil fertility and tour of research project on optimum fertilizer formulations for maize  Field day, workshop Bas Boên CRDD
March 27-28, 2019 Fundamentals of starting and running a successful food-processing business in Haiti | Training materials Workshop Hotel Montana, 
Dec. 3-7, 2018 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, 2018 Transforming climate data into useful information for farmers using R-INSTAT- Refresher Training Workshop AREA office, 
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 | Story 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 Transforming climate data into useful information for farmers using R-INSTAT 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 | Training materials Workshop Villa Therese, Pétionville
Dec. 14-15, 2017 Postharvest Loss Management | Training materials 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

FY 2016-2017 and earlier


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