The International Fund for Agricultural Development provided a USD5.66 million grant to support smallholder farmers in Haiti’s poor northern region. The grant will be used to rehabilitate and modernize the region’s irrigation systems, including those damaged by the Jan. 12 earthquake.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.