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Honduran Agriculture Minister Visits the TaiwanICDF

Honduran Agriculture Minister Visits the TaiwanICDF

Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of the Republic of Honduras Jacobo Alberto Paz Bodden and representative of the National Program of Economic Development Honduras 20/20Mr. Adalberto Discua Almendarez visited the International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) on October 4, 2016.

TaiwanICDF Secretary General Amb. Weber V.B. Shih warmly welcomed Minister Hon. Jacobo Alberto Paz Bodden and Mr. Discua. They exchanged views on the TaiwanICDF‘s cooperation projects in Honduras.

The TaiwanICDF’s ongoing projects in the country include the Fonseca Net Cage Aquaculture Project, Healthy Avocado Seedling Production Project, Healthy Seed Potato Production Project, Strengthening the Control of Huanglongbing (HLB) and the Implementation of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Citrus Project, Regional Lending Program for Coffee Rust in Central America, Capability Enhancement in Using Geographic Information Systems in Central America, TaiwanICDF TVET Technical Assistance Fund (TA Fund), CABEI-TaiwanICDF Fund for Consulting Service, CABEI Special Fund for the Social Transformation of Central America—Social Infrastructure Project—FETS II and TaiwanICDF-CABEI Technological and Vocational Education and Training Student Loan Fund . Under the scheme of the Taiwan Youth Overseas Service program, the TaiwanICDF also dispatches servicemen to assist with the implementation of projects.

To date, a total of 273 participants from Honduras have received training from the TaiwanICDF’s Professional Workshops, and a total of 196 students from the country have received International Higher Education Scholarships and studied in Taiwan.

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