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Haiti - Politic : Jovenel Moïse celebrates May 1st on the dam site of the Marion River
02/05/2019 09:11:56

Haiti - Politic : Jovenel Moïse celebrates May 1st on the dam site of the Marion River
Wednesday, May 1st, Feast of Agriculture and Labor, President Jovenel Moïse accompanied by his wife Martine, ministers, parliamentarians and other local authorities in the presence of people from all communes, municipalities and localities of the department of North-East, celebrated this celebration, on the site of the dam project of the Marion River, in Grand Savannah (Terrier Rouge, Northeast) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-24264-haiti-politic-official-inauguration-of-dam-works-on-the-marion-river.html

In his intervention Head of State drew attention to his vision of the agriculture sector and his determination in the construction of this important infrastructure that should be completed in 2020 with the help of Cuban cooperation https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26713-haiti-technology-towards-a-transfer-of-hydraulic-knowledge-with-cuba.html

For the past 15 months, Haitian and Cuban technicians have been working on three dikes, intake channels and diversions. Thanks to this huge project, a reservoir of 10 million cubic meters of water https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-24264-haiti-politic-official-inauguration-of-dam-works-on-the-marion-river.html will allow irrigation of 10,000 hectares of land, produce electricity, allow fish farming and treatment of drinking water.

The delegation also visited the 53kw solar pumping system, which will allow farmers, particularly rice farmers, to obtain water for their land and then visit the site of the Ferrier seed center, one of the three that the Moïse administration will build (Northeast, Artibonite and South) to allow rice farmers to obtain high quality seeds to feed the Haitian population.

See also :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26713-haiti-technology-towards-a-transfer-of-hydraulic-knowledge-with-cuba.html
https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-25959-icihaiti-terrier-rouge-follow-up-of-the-works-of-the-dam-and-the-reservoir-of-10-million-m3.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-24264-haiti-politic-official-inauguration-of-dam-works-on-the-marion-river.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-22357-haiti-politics-towards-a-cooperation-with-cuba-in-the-construction-of-dams.html

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