07-05-2013 09:18 AM | Haiti

Strengthening of the Haitian Agricultural Market Information System

As part of the bilateral cooperation, the Dominican Republic runs a plan to support the Republic of Haiti to strengthen the Haitian Agricultural Market Information System, in order to streamline the mechanisms of commercialization of products from the field.

In this context, a mission of representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture (USDA) and of oreign Agricultural Service (FA) of the United States, which advises Haiti on how to install its system, as well as experts from the Department of Agricultural Statistics, of the Ministry of Agriculture of Haiti, went to the Dominican Republic for 3 days to know the strengths and weaknesses and the opportunities of the information system of prices of Dominican Ministry of Agriculture, to connect and share experiences of the systems of the two neighboring countries.

During their visit, to which have joined the technicians of the Department of Agricultural Economics, of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Dominican Republic, the U.S. authorities have initiated a process of training with the opening of a workshop, whose one of the objectives were to identify the need for cooperation between the two systems and the training of collectors of market prices.
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