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What is Haitian Kombit or Kombite?

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What is Haitian Kombit or Kombite?

A method of agriculture frequent during the slavery period in Haiti which is still being in practice today. Kombit was used for several major crops including cotton, coffee, tobacco, indigo, and sugar plantations.

A Kombit is known as a rotating cooperative approach of farming which is totally different that the current practice of working for a paycheck. Planting and harvesting, usually done by the community and there is no exchange of money involved.

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