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Honduras

Department: Technical Cooperation
Project Name: Agricultural Production Project (Honduras)
Project Description: In accordance with the Honduran government’s objective to achieve balanced, regional development in the agricultural sector, the Taiwan Technical Mission will introduce oriental fruits, vegetables and orchids into the country’s central Comayagua, eastern Olancho and northern Omonita regions.

Overall, the project will:

  1. Introduce and produce high-quality tropical vegetable and fruit trees.
  2. Increase production yields and quality by providing training to farmers and cooperatives.
  3. Establish an agricultural product distribution warehouse and assist small-scale farmers to market their produce.
  4. Build capacity among cooperating technicians in order to phase over the project in the future.

Crop Production Project(Honduras)

Implementation Start Date: 2011/1/1
Implementation End Date: 2013/12/31
Project Objectives: The objectives of this project are:
  1. Establish a demonstration farm for newly introduced fruit trees over 3 hectares, including 1 hectare of guavas, 1 hectare of papaya and 0.5 hectares of Indian jujube trees.
  2. Assist farmers to cultivate newly introduced fruit trees over 300 hectares, including 100 hectares of guava, 88 hectares of papaya and 67 hectares of Indian jujube trees.
  3. Provide guidance to technicians and farmers at the demonstration farm, and form production and marketing groups and cooperatives to develop new markets.
  4. Provide capacity building to cooperative organizations, including assistance to build capacity for fruit tree cultivation and promotion, in order to increase the income generated by the project and successfully complete the project phase over process.
Executing Agency:
  1. Taiwan Technical Mission in the Republic of Honduras
  2. Directorate of Agricultural Science and Technology (DICTA) (Republic of Honduras)
Project Performance:
  1. Completed fruit cultivation demonstration farm, with a total area of 3 hectares, including one hectare of guava, 1 hectare of papaya, 0.5 hectare of Indian Jujube.
  2. Counseled farmers to plant 300 hectares of pioneer fruit trees, including 100 hectares of guava, 88 hectares of papaya, 67 hectares of Indian Jujube.
  3. By counseling the technical people, farmers, marketing groups and cooperatives in demonstration farms, and with joint marketing to develop the market.
  4. Completed capacity building including the cultivation and the expansion of the pioneer fruit trees.
Mission: Taiwan Technical Mission in the Republic of Honduras
Sector: Production Sectors
Sector Item: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Cooperating Country: Central America, Honduras
Project status: Completed projects
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  • Date:2013/11/25
  • Date Updated:2018/8/29