Members of the Sewanee-Haiti Institute presented the Zanmi Kafe project at the 2014 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) annual national conference.
Post-baccalaureate fellow Charlotte Henderson (’13) and students Linnea Carver (’14) and Elizabeth Sega (’15) gave a stellar presentation. They spoke of payment for ecosystem services (PES), outlining how the process of carbon sequestration can help improve livelihoods for Haitian subsistence farmers. The team also spoke of coffee and how important the crop is for the Haitian economy. Together, those focuses make an agroforestry system – Zanmi Kafe!
See the presentation here.