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Project Name: Bamboo Development Project (Haiti)
Project Description:

This project will utilize bamboo to rebuild homes and protect the environment.

Overall, this project will:

  1. Promote the construction of bamboo houses in regions affected by the 2010 earthquake, helping survivors to rebuild their homes.
  2. Plant bamboo on riverbanks and other areas to protect the land.
  3. Promote other bamboo-related environmental protection measures.


Implementation Start Date: 2011/1/1
Implementation End Date: 2012/12/31
Project Objectives: The objectives of this project are:
  1. Increase the area allocated to bamboo cultivation by extending growing areas along a 40 km stretch of riverside in Jacmel; plant 106,640 bamboo in the area, cultivate 170,000 bamboo seedlings and develop eight bamboo nurseries.
  2. Construct eight demonstration bamboo houses and provide technical training to 30 personnel involved in bamboo construction.
  3. Organize a bamboo construction team.
  4. Complete project transfer.
Executing Agency:
  1. Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Development (MARNDR) (Republic of Haiti)
  2. Federation of Native Coffee Associations (FACN) (Republic of Haiti)
Project Performance:
  1. Propagated 90,058 bamboo seedlings for a cumulative production of 90,000 seedlings in Marbelad, Jacmel and Makary, and promoted bamboo afforestation to support soil and water conservation: Selected two areas on riverbanks in Marmelade and Jacmel for planting bamboo for 9 km.
  2. Established 4 bamboo nursery grounds and planted 20,231 bamboo seedlings.
  3. Demonstration bamboo houses: completed the construction drawing design draft, foundation and walls of houses.
  4. Workshop on application of bamboo materials: Performed 3 demonstrations on the cultivation and utilization of bamboo, as well as the reproduction and planting of bamboo to support soil and water conservation measures in Jacmel.
  5. Completed the project transfer to the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development(MARNDR).
Project Type: Technical Assistance and Capacity Building
Mission: Taiwan Technical Mission in the Republic of Haiti
Cooperating Country: Caribbean, Haiti
Themes: Agriculture
Project status: Completed projects
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  • Date Updated:2018/8/29