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First Advisor

Rosbach, Derren

Second Advisor

Sharon Wulf

Date

2012

Abstract

  • Haiti currently faces issues with soil erosion and water scarcity.
  • Haiti’s agricultural sector struggling since the 1980s, worsened since 2010 earthquake. Water scarcity is an issue.
  • Compost can improve the porosity of soil and prevent soil erosion, allow farmers to use less water, and facilitate crop growth.
  • Composting can help save water and help the Haitian economy.

Keywords

The World's Water

Language

English

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Rights

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

Course

The World's Water

Program

Great Problems Seminar

Format

application/pdf

Haiti Agriculture: Conserving Water with Compost


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