Haiti – Taiwan : Donation of 2.4 million US for the production of rice seeds
20/06/2021 10:55:53

Haiti - Taiwan : Donation of 2.4 million US for the production of rice seeds

Friday June 18, 2021 in Damien, Wen-Jiann Ku the Ambassador of Taiwan (Republic of China) accredited to Haiti, presented the Haitian Minister of Agriculture, Patrix Sévère, three checks totaling more than 2.4 million US dollars (2,413,000) for the pursuit of the activities planned within the framework of the Reinforcement of the National Production of Rice Seeds (RESPONSE) project, a project which is being carried out in the three major rice-growing regions of the country (North, North -East and South) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26606-haiti-taiwan-$22-million-for-increased-rice-seed-production.html

This Project, which is in its 3rd year of execution, aims ultimately, according to Minister Sévère, to produce 20,000 metric tons of quality rice seeds, i.e. 12,000 in Artibonite (https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33968-haiti-news-zapping.html), 5,000 in the North and North-East regions and 3,000 in the South in order to increase rice production and reduce Haiti’s dependence on this commodity https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32185-haiti-agriculture-inauguration-of-a-new-seed-center-in-torbeck.html

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