iciHaiti - Environment : Towards the construction of the 7th Plant Propagation Center
Note that the Department of Artibonite will host two Plant Propagation Centers one at Ennery for the Upper Artibonite and the other in the commune of Petite Rivière de l'Artibonite for Lower Artibonite.
That same day, executives of the Departmental Directorate of Southeast Environment conducted a visit to the Plant Propagation Center of the Department of Nippes https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21931-haiti-agriculture-laying-the-foundation-stone-of-the-plant-propagation-center.html
Conducted by the Agronomist Arcène Bastien, Departmental Director of the South-East Environment, supported by the Coordinator of the Departmental Director Agronome Louverture Ostine, this mission was the opportunity for the members of the delegation to visit, observe, question and to learn from the experience of their Nippes colleagues on the construction and management of the Center of this department. In anticipation of the construction of the next South-East Center, the participants of this visit wanted to make the most of this experience.
The first Center was launched in July 2017 in Camp-Perrin (South department, Les Cayes district) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21531-haiti-environment-launch-of-a-central-nursery-in-camp-perrin.html
The second was launched in August 2017 at Fonds des Nègres (Nippes department) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21931-haiti-agriculture-laying-the-foundation-stone-of-the-plant-propagation-center.html
The 3rd was launched at the beginning of October 2017 in Marfranc (department of Grand'Anse) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-22274-haiti-agriculture-third-plant-propagation-center.html
The 4th was launched at the end of October 2017 in the 3rd section Aubert commune of Port-de-Paix (North) https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-22550-icihaiti-agriculture-laying-of-the-first-stone-of-the-4th-plant-propagation-center.html
The 5th was launched in December 2017 in Levy first communal section of Camp-Perrin (South) https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-22875-icihaiti-environment-inauguration-of-the-plant-propagation-center-south.html
The 6th was launched in February 2018 in Grand Pré (Quartier Morin) in the North https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23471-icihaiti-environment-laying-the-foundation-stone-of-the-6th-plant-propagation-center.html
(**) Germplasm :
Qualifies any element derived from the plant capable of giving a new individual (DNA, seeds, cuttings etc.)
Note that at least 4 of these 8 centers are funded through cooperation: 1 by Taiwan (Republic of China) and 3 by the Federal Republic of Mexico. Regarding the other 4, the Government remains discreet about their funding...