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Haiti - Humanitarian : Taiwan will donate to Haiti more than 20,000 tonnes of rice
This announcement follows the commitment of the Taiwanese Government in November 2019 to strengthen its food aid in Haiti https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29316-haiti-humanitarian-taiwan-will-increase-its-food-aid-in-haiti.html
Recall that for the year 2019, Taiwanese rice donations to Haiti amounted to 9,200 tonnes, including 3,000 tonnes for the benefit of the Haitian government and 6,200 tonnes distributed by FFP Haiti and "Tzu-Chi Foundation". The 20,200 tonnes of rice announced for 2020 represents an increase of more than 100% compared to 2019
The Embassy of Taiwan in Port-au-Prince wishes to emphasize that in addition to the short-term humanitarian aid mentioned which acts on the short term, the Taiwanese Government supports the national rice production in Haiti, with the implementation of the Project to Strengthen the National Production of Rice Seeds to help Haiti achieve long-term food self-sufficiency.
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