Haiti

Filter posts by:

Two Generations Collaborate To Empower Woman Farmers in Haiti (Q&A Video)

In Haiti, we are working with thousands of farmers that do not want to be ‘given’ help – they want the opportunity to lead their own community development processes. Community participation and leadership are essential for any kind of sustainable change. Groundswell International, our local partners, and generous donors support family farmers to build strong, […]

Read More

Discover the Future of Food With Haiti’s Rural Farmers [Video]

Few countries face such challenges to rural development as Haiti, which had a per capita GDP of 765.68 USD (2017) (for comparison, the US GDP per capita in that year was 59,531.66 USD). With a high dependency on agriculture, historical government exploitation, and repeated natural disasters, Haiti has developed unsustainable farming and land management practices. […]

Read More

Five Ways Farmers in Haiti Are Escaping the Poverty Cycle

In Haiti, we are working with thousands of farmers like Jasper in Savanette. They do not want to be ‘given’ help – they want the opportunity to lead their own community development processes. Community participation and leadership are essential for any kind of sustainable change. Groundswell International and our local partners support family farmers to […]

Read More

15 Top Updates from the Ground in 2015

2015 was an exciting year of growth and inspiration for Groundswell International. We are thrilled to have seen growing global recognition that in order to truly address hunger, poverty, and climate change in the long-term, we must empower people to help themselves, partner with local communities, and invest in farming practices that are better for people and the planet. We’ve enjoyed sharing […]

Read More

Whole Earth Summit Announcement

“Heroes are people who say: This is my community, and it’s my responsibility to make it better.” -Tom McCall The Ashevillage Institute is holding a free online conference called The Whole Earth Summit that discusses global issues. The Whole Earth Summit is scheduled March 11-13. Forty-two global leaders will share valuable insights around food, water, […]

Read More

UN Report: The Power of Investing in Small-Scale Farmers

Investing in small-scale farmers can help lift over 1 billion people out of poverty. A recently released United Nations report, commissioned by the UN Environment Programme’s World Conservation Monitoring Centre and the International Fund for Agricultural Development, explains that investment in the agricultural sector is a significant, if not the most significant, factor in overcoming global poverty. Since […]

Read More

Fault Lines: Views across Haiti’s Divide

Groundswell International is excited to share the release of Fault Lines: Views Across Haiti’s Divide, new publication by our friend and colleague, Beverly Bell. Below is more information from Cornell University Press about the book.  Beverly Bell, an activist and award-winning writer, has spent the last three decades working for democracy, women’s rights, and economic […]

Read More

2012 Annual Report Now Available

Groundswell International’s most recent annual report is now uploaded to our site!  In 2012, Groundswell worked with local partners in eight countries to help over 300,000 people in community-based women and farmers’ organizations improve their lives and communities. We invested 87% of our total revenue in programs for social change and only 13% in fundraising […]

Read More

Seed Terms Defined

This blog post was written by Anna Greene, one of our amazing volunteers. The post covers the basics of some of the seed and agriculture terms being used in this year’s Spring Seed Campaign. Starting from the broader terms that encompass Groundswell’s work, and moving down to the more specific, learning these terms will help […]

Read More

Farmers and Consumers v. Monsanto: David Meets Goliath

Below is an article by Tory Field and Beverly Bell of Other Worlds. The article is one in a series of food sovereignty blog posts about their new publication Harvesting Justice: Transforming Food, Land, and Agricultural Systems in the Americas. This article discusses the current state of agribusiness giant Monsanto and what farmers are doing to challenge […]

Read More
Page 1 of 512345

Keep up to date on our latest impacts around the world.

Get Involved.


Donate

Empower a family farmer today.


Explore

Watch videos and learn more.


Champion

Host a presentation or event.


Spread the Word

Be an ambassador on social media.