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Small Designers: Expanding to New Markets & Changing the image of Haiti

USAID LEVE is assisting small designers D.O.T., MeJeanne Couture, Sandilou, Simbi, Women of Milot and Your Size expand to new markets and create employment in Haiti. Their work has a significant impact on the fashion and design value chain, but most importantly it is helping to change perceptions of Haiti on the world market. Here […]

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LEAD and KONBIT Power Breakfast, an entrepreneurial ecosystem to create opportunities

Around a business luncheon, Leveraging Effective Application of Direct Investments (LEAD) and Konbit for Strategic Competitiveness (KCS) gathered on Wednesday a large number of Haitian entrepreneurs and service providers, to the hotel Karibe. An opportunity for the entrepreneurial ecosystem to network and create opportunities. This business meeting was sold out. The top of the economy […]

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Construction of a hatchery of 200,000 fry/year

The Artibonite, North, North-East and North-West Departments will have a hatchery for the production of fry with a capacity of 200,000 fry (tilapia variety) per year. Funded by the European Union, this hatchery under construction in the commune of Ferrier, a locality of “Lagon aux Boeufs” is carried out within the framework of the project […]

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Far North of Haiti: Construction of a hatchery to boost the aquaculture value chain

The far north of Haiti, including the Artibonite, North, North-East and North-West departments, will have a hatchery with a production capacity of 200,000 fry (tilapia variety) per year . Under construction in the commune of Ferrier, a locality of “Lagon-aux-Boeufs”, this hatchery is carried out within the framework of the project “Improvement of food security […]

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Servicing Haiti’s Growing Apparel & Textile Sector

On August 28, 2017, USAID’s Local Enterprise and Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project provided a partner contribution grant to the Association des Industries d’Haïti (ADIH) to support the launch and operations of the Textile and Apparel Service Center (TASC). As the leading advocacy organization for the apparel sector, ADIH has been instrumental in helping to […]

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The Association of Industries of Haiti (ADIH) plans to create nearly 300,000 jobs, over the next eight years

At a press conference on Friday 21 April 2017 at the Hotel Montana, ADIH officials have demonstrated the employment opportunities in the subcontracting sector. But in order to make the most of the advantages offered by the sector, “it is necessary to rationally exploit the Hope Act”, according to the interveners who took the opportunity […]

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Linking Vocational Schools with the Marketplace in the North Case Study & Lessons Learned

The USAID Local  Enterprise & Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project’s case study on linking vocational schools with private companies in construction and agriculture. Here is a summary of the findings. EPSE FV

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Olympiad Skills Competition Case Study & Lessons Learned

The USAID Local  Enterprise & Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project’s case study on organizing the first skills competition in Haiti.  Here is a summary of the findings. Olympiads

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DFS Construction LLC Case Study & Lessons Learned

The USAID Local  Enterprise & Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project’s case study on linking a multinational construction company with the local workforce in the Northern region. Here is a summary of the findings. DFS Construction LLC

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Canado Technique Case Study & Lessons Learned

The USAID Local  Enterprise & Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project’s case study on introducing new welding techniques into the Haitian market. Here is a summary of the findings. Canado Technique  

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