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Earth Institute Research Projects

Addressing undernutrition and climate change in the Millennium Villages: enhancing resilience of rural communities

Lead PI: Dr. Roseline Remans

Unit Affiliation: Agriculture & Food Security Center

January 2013 - December 2013
Inactive
Central America ; Caribbean ; Haiti
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The Agriculture and Food Security Center (AgCenter) serves as the primary contact for the Agriculture, Forestry and Environment sector of the Haiti Regenerative Initiative, and will focus on agriculture, forestry and environment operations, management and research for the Haiti Millennium Village Project and Cote Sud Initiative.

OUTCOMES: Examine agricultural interventions, designed to increase development and coordination of research, project implementation in the new Millennium Village Project in Port-a-Piment in Southwestern Haiti and regional scale effort in the Cote Sud Initiative, and provide information and respond to general inquiries from internal and external constituents.

SPONSOR:

Table for Two

RESEARCH TEAM:

Alem Hadera Abay, Ahmed Mohammed, Edwin Adkins, Rahul Kitchlu, Matt Berg, Vijay Modi, Cheryl Palm, and Jessica Fanzo

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

Center for Globalization and Sustainable Development (CGSD), Columbia University Medical Center-Institute of Human Nutrition

KEYWORDS

millennium villages project food forestry ecology nutrition cote sud initiative agriculture

THEMES

Stewardship of the planet