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Haiti - Economy : Visit of Bill Clinton in Haiti
22/02/2015 10:04:00

Haiti - Economy : Visit of Bill Clinton in Haiti
Monday 23 and Tuesday, February 24 former President Bill Clinton will travel to Haiti to visit Clinton Foundation projects that are supporting the development and growth of Haitian businesses in the agricultural, artisan, and tourism sectors. The Clinton Foundation works in Haiti to create sustainable economic growth and bring together producers, investors, and markets in a way that is socially, environmentally and economically impactful.

Provisional agenda of the visit of Bill Clinton

Monday, February 23th, 12:45 PM President Clinton visits Lime Nursery and Grafting Project (Central Plateau) President Clinton will tour the nursery with members of Firmenich, the Clinton Guistra Enterprise Partnership Team, and the Smallholder Farmers Alliance. Farmers who will be beneficiaries of the project will also be on site.

Monday 2:30 PM visit of Kreyol Essence Castor Oil Site
(Central Plateau)
Bill Clinton will tour the site along with Yve-Car Momperousee, Founder of Kreyol Essence, a Haitian women owned and operated company and Louis Estiverne and Josaphat Fritz Jeanty, Co-Founders of CETPA, a Haitian agricultural cooperative. President Clinton will also view the castor oil production process and meet some of the cooperative members.

Tuesday, February 24th 9:45 AM
isit of a Cholera Treatment Center (Port-au-Prince)
President Clinton will tour the site of the Cholera Treatment Center, which is yet to open, with builders and architects, as well as Dr. Bill Pape, Founder of Gheskio and other doctors and nurses from Gheskio, who will ultimately staff the center.

Tuesday 10:45 AM visit of the J/P Haiti Relief Organization (J/P HRO) Community Center and Urban Garden
(Port-au-Prince)
Bill Clinton will tour the site along with Sean Penn and Gary Philoctete, the J/P HRO Country Director. J/P HRO supports residents in the marginalized, high-density Delmas 32 neighborhood of Port-au-Prince. The organization works to transition the surrounding areas affected by the earthquake to resilient, sustainable, and prosperous communities.

Tuesday 12:00 PM Marriott Hotel Opening and Ribbon Cutting (Port-au-Prince)
Former US President will take part in the opening of the Marriott/Digicel hotel in Port-au-Prince. The Marriott Port-au-Prince will be Haiti's first internationally branded hotel. The new hotel has incorporated many positive environmental features and has worked with the Clinton Foundation to ensure local procurement of goods and services. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-13218-haiti-tourism-d-5-before-the-opening-of-the-marriott-hotel.html

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