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Extension Agent Training in the Dominican Republic


FAVACA volunteer Robert D. Halman traveled to the Dominican Republic to assist banana growers in the Yaque del Norte with climate change issues in June of this year. Mr. Halman, a prior volunteer with FAVACA, is Agriculture and Small Farms Extension Agent for the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences in Collier County, Florida.

Singing for Change Supports Small Farmers in Rural Haiti

Chicken CoopThe Singing for Change Foundation is supporting egg production for small farmers in rural Haiti as a part of ongoing poverty alleviation efforts.  Pictured here is the first of two chicken coops for rural communities one hour east of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  Haitian NGO Royal Palm and FAVACA are working to diversify small farmer income through holistic sustainable farm practices.

FAVACA Grant Writing Seminar Streamed Live!

On Friday,April 19th a virtual seminar in Spanish on International Collaboration and Grant Writing was provided by expert volunteer Laura Trujillo. The workshop was based out of the US Embassy in Bogota, Colombia and was streamed live. The workshop was made possible through a collaboration with the US Embassy's Alumni Exchanges office and the US State Department.  

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