A serious food crisis is brewing in Haiti – here's how to stop it

Report
from The Guardian
Published on 19 Feb 2013 View Original

Haiti's farmers need investment in seed banks and water management to help them sell their produce

As well as exporting cash crops such as coffee, cocoa, mangos, breadfruit and potatoes, Haitians rely on 40% of the food produced in the country for local consumption. With this in mind, it's easy to see why last year's dramatic weather patterns and global economic meltdown produced aftershocks as significant and devastating as those of the 2010 earthquake.

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