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Haiti - Economy : Strategic Development Plan of Mole Saint-Nicolas
This preliminary project of development is based on four pillars : the development of maritime corridor, the promotion of the rich history and tourism, alternative energy production and the exploitation of natural resources in the region.
Given the geographical position of Mole Saint-Nicolas, its ideal position in relation to channel of the wind and the ideal depth of coastal waters of the zone, the Mole Saint Nicolas offers the opportunity to develop a port of international maritime transit linked to an industrial development and a potential of commercial activities.
The exploitation of the tourism sector in the region would open fields of water activities, excursions and cruise ship stops.
The development of wind and solar renewable energy will constitute an strengthening of the energy sector for the department as a whole, while creating the conditions necessary to guarantee the investments already waiting for the region.
The natural resources of Mole Saint-Nicolas, among others offer the possibility of forest production for commercial purpose including : land use, production and processing of wood, export of finished furniture.
Before the presentation of the development plan of the area of Mole Saint-Nicolas, Minister Laleau encouraged all parliamentarians present and appealed to all sectors of national life to work with the Government to achieve this project who according to him, will benefit Haiti. "[...] The next steps of work
will allow to finalize the strategic development plan of the area of Mole Saint-Nicolas, including the development of a program of implementation of the infrastructure, equipment and services required. They will also allow to structure and channeling research of private investment in identified growth sectors. I invite you to accompany us throughout this process that will help meet the challenge of development in the area of Mole Saint-Nicolas, of Department Northwest and Haiti."