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Department: Technical Cooperation
Project Name: National Rice Seed Production Enhancement Project in North/North-East, Haiti
Project Description: In accordance with the policy of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse to increase food security and to expand the impact of the Rice Seed Production Capacity Enhancement Project in Haiti, the Ministry of Agriculture of Natural Resources and Rural Development of Haiti intends to increase production capacity of rice seed in the North/North-East region up to 5,000 tons, with the expectation that the supply rate reaches 100 percent in order to enhance the production of rice in Haiti and increase incomes of Haitian farmers.

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Le project de renforcement des capacite de production de semences de riz en Haiti
Implementation Start Date: 2019/1/7
Implementation End Date: 2021/12/31
Project Objectives: 1.Establish a community seed bank system to achieve an annual yield goal of 5,000 tons of quality rice seed in 2021.
2.Establish the first seed laboratory in the north; guide the community seed banks to analyze and control seed quality.
3.Guide 20 farmers’ organizations to establish multi-service center to support regional seed bank and offer agricultural services to the region.
4.Enhance the capacity of agricultural machinery services and equip 45 power tillers, 50 wind blowers and 20 rice polishing machines. Train 23 technicians in repair and maintenance techniques and 45 operators in machinery operation techniques.
Executing Agency: 1.Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development of Haiti
2.Technical Mission of The Republic of China(Taiwan) in the Republic of Haiti
Current Progress: To the end of September 2019, the following activities have been completed:
1. Entrusted Mauger Farm to produce 0.67 Ha of foundation seed, the first-season crop yield is 900 kg.
2. Guided four farmers' organizations to produce registered seed, accounting for 11.73 hectares, the first-season crop yield is 24 ton.
3. Guided eight farmers' organizations to produce quality seed, accounting for 101.6 hectares.
4. Seven agronomists were trained to guide the multi-service centers (two training courses).
5. Four inspectors were trained to do the seed inspection for two multi-service centers (two training courses).
6. Five extension workers were trained to guide the registered seed production (three training courses).
7. Guided five farmers' organizations to establish the multi-service centers.
8. Selected six addresses for the multi-service centers.
9. Eleven training courses for seed growers were completed, with a total of 142 participations.
10. Cooperated with Agrisud International to conduct research on the impact of climate change on agricultural production in Saint Raphael.
11. The SWOT analysis report of selecting the multi-service centers in the North-East Province.
Project Contact: Wei-chen, Tsai
Phone: +886-2-28732323 Ext.215
E-mail: w.c.tsai@icdf.org.tw
Projected Benefits: Increasing the rate of quality rice seed usage; achieve an annual yield of quality seed of 5,000 tons.
Mission: Taiwan Technical Mission in the Republic of Haiti
Sector: Production Sectors
Sector Item: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Cooperating Country: Caribbean, Haiti
Project status: Projects under implementation
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  • Date:2019/2/15
  • Date Updated:2019/10/24