Years of ecological devastation in Haiti has led to significant crop failure, flooding, soil erosion and water table depletion.
Only 2% of Haiti's original forests exist today.
59% of the population currently live in poverty.
The destructive impact environmental systems, like tropical storms, is exacerbated due to the lack of protection that native forests and mangrove systems provide.
Lysiloma sabicu Benth.
Cocos nucifera L.
Mangifera indica L.
Citrus x paradisi Macfad
Blanco Citrus sinensis
Mangrove reforestation and restoration along the coastline Southern Haiti plays a key role in restoring and maintaining ocean health
Agro community forests in Southeast Haiti support food security in poverty stricken areas.
Planting includes species of citrus, mango, papaya and moringa trees