Thursday, October 27, 2016

Haitian Agriculture Suffering from Hurricane Matthew

The article linked below discusses the effects of Hurricane Matthew on the country of Haiti. For a country already suffering from food insecurity this concern has been magnified with the recent storm. Read the linked article and spark conversation with others around the globe utilizing the discussion points below.

Food Security of Haitians Threatened

Discussion Points

  • How has Hurricane Matthew effected agriculture and food supplies in Haiti? Be specific.
  • What do you feel are the immediate and long term steps needed to reach food security in the country of Haiti?
  • It is evident the impact that Hurricane Matthew is having on Haiti. What other natural disasters have we seen around the world that have a negative impact on agriculture and to what extent?
  • What can be done to better protect farmers and countries from natural disasters in the future?

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