Marie Marthe Saint Cyr, executive director of The Lambi Fund of Haiti, was our guest on an interview on Radio-Télé Solidarité—not long after she was honored on March 23 by the nonprofit group EMG Health Communications in a concert at Flushing Town Hall.
In Sandy's wake, experts offer solutions to Haiti's food crisis, Talia Ralph, November 14, 2012—"Haiti is in a rough spot. But these three directors are working to get the country back to its roots, literally.…"
Food Security Emergency Looms for Post-Sandy Haitii
Food Security Emergency Looms for Post-Sandy Haiti, By Mehmet Burk, Melting Glacier Analytics, November 19, 2012: "Before Hurricane Sandy made its fateful journey up the east coast of the United States and morphed into a “Super Storm” spanning from Bermuda to Chicago to the Arctic Circle, Sandy ravaged Haiti and Cuba in the Caribbean…."
For Haiti's Agriculture, The Hits Keep Coming, Posted October 24, 2012 by Sarah Leavitt. "It’s a common scene in Haiti: Marceline, a small farmer, walks into a bustling market to sell her harvest and the marketplace is riddled with imported goods. Fruits and vegetables are from the Dominican Republic, packaged goods from the U.S. line the rows and large bags of rice stamped with USAID lay on the ground…"
5 Issues to Watch as Haiti Recovers from Isaac, Sept. 12, 2012, Environmental Grafitti: "As Haiti recovers from Isaac with the assistance of the international community, here are five long-term environmental and humanitarian issues to watch…"
Harvesting for Haiti's future April 2, 2012, By Sandhya Kumar, Media Global News: "As a quick fix for hunger, many Haitians resort to biscuits made from dirt, water, and available oil, salt, or butter. Over two years and billions of dollars in aid later, Haiti is still working to find a firm footing in its recovery. A key impediment to sustained progress has been food insecurity for approximately 4.5 million Haitians.…"
Alumni, Faculty Dedicated To Haitian Recovery, by Anita Balakrishnan, Lifestyles editor, DU Clarion, University of Denver Student Newspaper. "Last Wednesday marked the two-year anniversary of the devastating Haiti earthquake, which tugged at the heartstrings of the DU community and the world&hellip" Published: Monday, January 16, 2012
Haiti's Horrendous Teenage Prostitution Problem—With fewer shelters, more girlsmany orphans from the quakehave no choice but to have sex just to scrape by. Lisa Armstrong reports on their brutal reality and the aid groups trying to help. The Daily Beast, June 17, 2011 6:36 PM EDT
20 questions with Marie Saint Cyr (6/2010), head of Lambi's Board of Directors. Cyr believes that lasting change in Haiti has to come from the grassroots—rather than through outside powers that have interfered in Haiti for centuries—and that sustainable agriculture has to be at the center of the country's future. An interview with Marie Saint Cyr by Web Editor/Associate Editor Jeremy Gantz.
6 Months After Earthquake, Haiti Struggles to Rebuild
6 Months After Earthquake, Haiti Struggles to Rebuild, July 8, 2010, by Caroline Preston and Nicole Wallace: U.S. relief organizations have received $1.3-billion, but critics say some charities hamper aid efforts.
Protect Rural Refugees, Too, By Leonie Hermantin, June 1, 2010, Miami Herald
May 25, 2010
Haitian Women Play a Central Role in Haitian Agriculture
Haitian women play a central role in Haitian agriculture/Support Haiti peasant-led projects, Support the Lambi Fund, by Ezili Danto, May 25, 2010, Haiti Rewired.
May 18, 2010
Five Questions Monsanto Needs to Answer About its Seed Donation to Haiti
Five Questions Monsanto Needs to Answer about its Seed Donation to Haiti, by Jordan Namerow, The Jew and the Carrot, May 18th, 2010. "Some tough questions need to be asked and answered before well know whether or not Monsantos donation will help or hurt long-term efforts to rebuild food sufficiency and sovereignty in Haiti."
Haiti's Non-Governmental Organizations Fill in For Shattered Government
PBS Newshour, Air Date: May 13, 2010. Haiti's Non-Governmental Organizations Fill in for Shattered Government — In the first of two reports from Haiti, Dave Iverson of KQED in San Francisco describes Haiti's struggle to rebuild after the earthquake and the crucial role of non-government organizations in the relief effort.