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Haiti: PEPPADEP and the Cochon Creole

Recognizing the threat that African Swine Fever constitutes for the United States and the rest of the Western Hemisphere, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has worked with countries that have suffered outbreaks. When an ASF outbreak occurred in the Dominican Republic in 1978, APHIS supported the country’s […]

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Haiti: Independence

Thirty years ago, Haiti raised nearly all the rice it needed. What happened? Bill Quigley, The U.S. Role in Haiti’s Food Riots (April 2008). U.S. intervention in Haitian agricultural policy is not without precedent. Paisley Doods, “US rice doesn’t help struggling Haitian farmers.” Business Week (February 26, 2010).

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