The Earth Institute has been active in Haiti since 2006, with a commitment to designing, advising, and demonstrating science-based methods to support sustainable development at the national and local scale.
CIESIN and Earth Institute Centers have led research initiatives in Haiti ranging from the Port-à-Piment watershed project to regional cross sector integrated development programs to national data collection and mapping of government offices and facilities. Currently, Haiti activities at the Earth Institute are centered at the Haiti Research and Policy Program at the Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development.
Partner centers at the Earth Institute include:
- Advanced Consortium on Conflict, Cooperation and Complexity (AC4)
- Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development (CGSD)
- Center for International Earth Sciences Information Network (CIESIN)
- Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED)
- Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD)
- Agriculture and Food Security Center (AgCenter)
- Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)
- The School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University
- The Modi Research Lab
- The Urban Design Lab (UDL)