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PROMOTION FOR DEVELOPMENT (PROMODEV)

PROMODEV brings together farmers, students, intellectuals, artisans, professionals and technicians from different backgrounds to form a chain of solidarity for sustainable development in Haiti. The PROMODEV or "Promotion for Development" is an association that is based in Haiti. This organization supports local and sustainable rural development based on education in general and theoretical and practical education for the development of agriculture and the improvement of the environment. It provides technical assistance in the activities of scientific research and agricultural extension. In a more specific way, it supports the environmental and agricultural policy from Haitian State and Haitian Civil Society.


Date of Establishment:

05-Jun, 2000

Purpose of Organization:

Promote sustainable development in Haiti;
Participate in the basic foundation initiatives for the protection of the environment, biodiversity conservation, climate change, and of sustainable agriculture
Contribute to the development of Haiti's educational system;
Encourage all activities that can help improve national production
Contribute to the process of enhancing the splendor of Haiti at the international level specially in the Caribbean area.

GEF/SGP involvement:

We are a Member of the National Steering Committee (NSC) of the Small Grants Program (SGP) conforming to the relevant operational guidelines / Global Environment Facility (GEF);
As a member of the NSC which helps develop Haiti Programme Strategy (CPS), considers whether proposals for grants are feasible and meet SGP criteria, and what kind of technical support is needed for implementation. It is also responsible for the final approval of grants, undertaking monitoring and evaluation visits to the projects, providing advice, ensuring proper monitoring and evaluation, helping extract, share and replicate successful SGP projects and practice and promoting SGP at the national and international level.

Experience:

PROMODEV uses a multidisciplinary team of Haitian professionals for the planning, implementation and evaluation of environmental education, environmental and agricultual production programs. We have many environmental projets. For exemple,Young`s commitment for Environment in Haiti, aims to educate young Haitian on environmental education. It prioritize youth training on biological conservation and environmental protection. Finally, an agroforestry system will be implemented by the youth in order to create a center of attraction and research towards agrotourism in Goyavier a rural community located to the east of the haitian city of Saint-Marc in Artibonite.
We hope to achieve by implementing our project.
•       Sensitization of youth organizations of Saint-Mark on the environmental issues through three community meetings and messages on the radio
•       Involvement of the local authorities and community leaders
•       Choice of 30 young people, including 15 girls and 15 boys to become environmental agents;
•       Realization of `assessment on biodiversity community. Youth work in pairs under the coordination of `supervisor who is a member from PROMODEV. Each team will be asked to choose a particular place in its living environment
•       A practical workshop: Cast and manage an agroforestry project with a focus also on grafting, layering and cuttings
•       Installation of 15 rain gauges in the community of Goyavier
•       Establishment a agroforestry system over an area of 10 hectares in Goyavier
•       Extension of this experience in order to facilitate its replication in communities across the country
And then, we are a Member of the National Steering Committee (NSC) of the Small Grants Program (SGP) conforming to the relevant operational guidelines / Global Environment Facility (GEF).
Countries in which organization is active:
  • Haiti

Contact Details
Street Address:
82 RUE LAFLEUR DUCHENE
City/Town:
PORT AU PRINCE
Country:
Haiti
Telephone No.:
509-22-309998
Website:
http://www.promodev.ht
Email:
promodevhaiti@gmail.com
Organization founded:
Jun-05-2000

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • International Waters
  • Land Degradation
  • Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
  • Others
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • National

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Mr Talot BERTRAND Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Secretary General
    Email:
    talotbertrandgmail.com

    Contact Person
    Name:
    Mr Elie ARIUS Key Contact Person
    Position:
    President
    Email:
    promodevhaitigmail.com


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