Published: Thursday, 26 Jan 2017
Author: Danielle Fowler
Department: Office of the Dean
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.