Haiti – Environment : Inauguration of the 4th Plant Propagation Center
On Saturday September 26, President Jovenel Moïse, in the presence among others of Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe and ministers Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet (Education), Abner Septembre (Environment), Ronald Gérard D’Mezard (Youth) and Louis Gonzague Edner Day (Diaspora MHAVE) inaugurated the 4th Forest and Fruity Plant Propagation Center located in the 3rd Aubert section of Port-de-Paix (North-West Dept.)
Covering an area of 4.5 ha, this 4th Center [out of 6 https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-24034-icihaiti-environment-towards-the-construction-of-the-7th-plant-propagation-center.html ] reinforces the system put in place by the State for the production of seedlings but also for research, training and community capacity building and innovation in environmental management.
This Center launched at the end of October 2017 https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-22550-icihaiti-agriculture-laying-of-the-first-stone-of-the-4th-plant-propagation-center.html , like the 3 others already inaugurated: Camp Perrin (South department, arrondissement of Cayes) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21531-haiti-environment-launch-of-a-central-nursery-in-camp-perrin.html ; Fond des Nègres (Nippes department) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21931-haiti-agriculture-laying-the-foundation-stone-of-the-plant-propagation-center.html and in Marfranc (Department of Grand’Anse) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-22274-haiti-agriculture-third-plant-propagation-center.html , will help fight against deforestation, protect the environment and produce fruit for human consumption.
This new infrastructure will also contribute to the continuation of the activities of the Reforestation Project through schools in the Northwest. Recall that by the next academic year in November, environmental education will be definitively launched with its component concerning the reforestation project at school and the civic note to be awarded for the citizen actions of the pupil and which will be an integral part of his report card.
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