Although Haitian mangoes face numerous difficulties in reaching export markets, technical assistance and corporate sourcing commitments can help smallholder farmers overcome these obstacles to become globally competitive.
Andrew Lala is a second year Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) candidate at The Fletcher School with a focus on International Business Relations and Development Economics. This summer he worked as a Volunteer Consultant with TechnoServe in Haiti. He previously served as an Agribusiness Advisor in the Peace Corps Small Enterprise Development sector and as Chairman of the Food Security Committee for volunteers in Burkina Faso.
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