Haiti – Politic: The Minister of Agriculture defends his budget in the Senate
Jobert C. Angrand, Minister of Agriculture to the Parliament of the Senate of the Senate Finance Committee, to defend the 2018-2019 budget.
In the draft finance law 2018-2019 The budget envelope of the Ministry of Agriculture was increased by 35 percent over the previous year to 11.7 billion gourdes, including 1.6 billion for its operation and 10.1 billion investments (pages 78 to 80 of the 2018-2019 Budget Bill)
According to the Minister, in this fiscal year, the Ministry's interventions will touch on seven major strategic axes:
1 – Restructuring and Institutional Strengthening of the Ministry of Agriculture and Sectoral Governance;
2 – Flood control, recovery of surface water and improvement of vegetation cover
3 – Construction, rehabilitation, maintenance and development of hydro-agricultural infrastructure;
4 – Innovation of the sector by integrating knowledge and practices of agricultural biotechnologies;
5 – Dynamization and development of strategic sectors for food safety and export;
6 – Access to agricultural products to market
7 – Financing: Credit and Agricultural Insurance.
Minister Angrand Gave a Brief Report on the Ministry 's Achievements During the Past Fiscal Year. He pointed out that the budget was 96%. In addition, he said that the financing of the Public Investment Program (PIP) was only $ 837 million.
Download the 2018-2019 Finance Bill (PDF):
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26376-haiti-flash-tabling -of-the-draft-budget law-2018-2019-of-1728-billion.html
HL / HaitiLibre