Small Grant: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU)

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FAMU Farmer-to-Farmer project empowers local women small farmers, which indirectly improves the livelihood of their communities. Working with a local partner, Universite Caraibe, FAMU Farmer-to-Farmer project improves the knowledge, skills and productivity of local women farmers and youth beneficiaries in sustainable agriculture, natural resource production, and the use of improved technologies, increases agriculture mentor and advisory services, increases fresh vegetables and legumes in the diet of local beneficiary families, increased income through local markets sales and decreases household risk profile for women beneficiaries due to sustainable agriculture knowledge, crop diversification, new market outlets, and creation of household savings.

Grant Summary: 
Small Grant in Haiti
Award Amount: 
$100,000
Effective Date: 
March, 2014 to March, 2015
Contact Name: 
Harriett Paul
Nandkumar Divate