Moderator: Frits Ohler, Country Representative FAO Haiti


14:00 to 14:20

Opening

 

 

Welcome words:

  • Government of Suriname
  • Head CARICOM Secretariat 
  • Head FAO Regional LAC
  • Head IICA Regional LAC
  • Government of Haiti (Head of Delegation + General Consulate of Haiti in Suriname)

 

14:20 to 15:05

Session I: Haiti Agri-Food System

 

45 minutes

Presentation:

  • Understanding Haiti’s food and agriculture production system in Haiti: context, opportunities and advantages, vision (key policies and programs).
  • Le plan triennial de relance agricole (PTRA)
  • Haiti interfacing with the world in the aspect of food and agriculture production

Ministry of Agriculture Haiti

 

15:05 -15:20

Coffee/tea break

 

15:20 – 16:20

Session II: synergy between Haiti’s food and agriculture markets and the rest of the CARICOM

 

30 minutes

Presentation:

  • Le developpement des rapports commerciaux entre

Haiti et certains pays du CARICOM

  • Linking CARICOM Agriculture and Food Systems to the Haiti food and agriculture market, possibilities for interaction between CARICOM and Haiti. It includes agricultural services and trade of CARICOM to Haiti and vice versa.

 

Ministere de l’Agriculture
Nigel Durrant
Agricultural Trade Specialist, Office of Trade Negotiations (OTN)
CARICOM Secretariat

30 minutes

Case study:

 

TBA

16:20 - 17:20

Discussion and debate

 

15 minutes

Commentator

Alfredo Mena, Country Representative for IICA Haiti + Nisa Surujbally: Programme Manager, Agriculture and Industry for the CARICOM)

45 minutes

Discussion

All

17:20-17:50

Closing and advised next steps

 

 

Closing words:

  • Dr. Deep Ford
  • CARICOM / Desiree Field-Ridley
  • Government of Haiti

 

Rapporteur: Fransen Jean


 

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Participating Countries

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bahamas
  • Dominica
  • Guyana
  • Grenada
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Montserrat
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • Suriname
  • Saint Lucia
  • Trinidad and Tobago

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