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The lab’s extensive network of seed producers and collaborators in Central America, the Caribbean and the U.S. ensured the bean seed would come from reputable seed producers.
The lab’s extensive network of seed producers and collaborators in Central America, the Caribbean and the U.S. ensured the bean seed would come from reputable seed producers.

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MSU lands nearly $2M USAID grant to support farmers in Haiti

Posted By: Danielle Fowler    Published: Thursday, 26 Jan 2017

Hurricane Matthew roared through the Caribbean before moving north to the southeastern United States in October 2016, leaving a path of devastation.

Haiti's southwest region, which has a strong history of bean production, was hit particularly hard. Michigan State University secured a nearly $2 million award from the United States Agency for International Development's Mission to Haiti to help re-establish the region's agricultural production capacities to sustainably produce beans for household food and nutritional security in the future.

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