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SOIL Board Member, Tanvi Nagpal, featured in DEVEX

SOIL Board Member and Sr. Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute at John Hopkins, Tanvi Nagpal, recently shared an opinion piece on the online media platform, Devex, titled Why localization is the only way forward in Haiti. Nagpal explains that given Haiti’s current situation, localizing development is the only practical and effective way forward as the country struggles with increased political uncertainty, violence and food and fuel shortages. The piece highlights three actions that the donors and policymakers should take: Redefine local capacity. Support effective institutions, not projects. “Accompaniment” in crises. Read ...

Haiti Update: SOIL Board Member, Johnny Cèlestin, Speaks with DeRay Mckesson on Protest Movement

For months now, Haiti has been experiencing an alarming level of political turmoil and social unrest. The most recent protests around the country are the result of a myriad of stressors including worsening living conditions, allegations of government corruption, police brutality, and an uptick in kidnappings. In the past few weeks, calls for action, like #FreeHaiti and #HaitiSolidarity, began to appear across social media platforms, as the situation in Haiti started to make international news. SOIL has been working for over a decade to promote human rights, environmental protection, and sustainable urban communities in Haiti, and our team continues ...