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IICA in Haiti: Newsletter of the IICA Office, Jan-Feb 2011

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Haiti
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Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
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Mission accomplished: Tractors bring hope to Haiti

Following the devastating earthquake on January 12, 2010, it was vital that the nation's farmland be prepared for the planting season as quickly as possible. The cities had suffered the most damage and a mass exodus of the population to the countryside ensued. The food security situation became even more critical, with the people forced to eat even the seed aside for planting.