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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…

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…

Haiti - Justice : National Forum on Land Security in Haiti

Date: 16 December 2016 Source: Haiti Libre Thursday at the Royal Oasis Hotel in Pétion-ville, Camille Edouard Jr., the Minister of Justice participated in the official launch of the National Forum on Land Security in Haiti. This initiative of the Ministry of Justice brought together various justice…



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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,…