Haiti: agricultural sector assessment
Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA)
Center for Programs and Investment Projects (CEPPI)
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This document presents the evolution of Haiti's agricultural sector, focusing primarily on the issue rural poverty viewed in the context of the economic policies and adjustment programs undertaken by the government during the last decade. It also highlights Haiti's present institutional system, with emphasis on public agricultural institutions and non-governamental organizations (NGOs) operating in the country. This report is organized into seven sections: I. A brief overview of political and demographic aspects of Haitian society. II. Examines the overall, economy-wide framework that will be used to analyze the performance of the agricultural sector in the last decade. III. Looks at the economic policy interventions made during the 1980s which have affected the orientation of agricultural policy. IV. Focuses speciafically on the agricultural policies that have had a major impact on the production and transformation process in Haitian agriculture. V. Examines the evolution of Haitian agriculture, focusing on the main factors that have contributed to agricultural stagnation during the 1980s. VI. Discusses small-farm agriculture, and seeks to characterize the main aspects of rural poverty in Haiti. VII. Assesses the present scope and status of the Haitian public system, with emphasis on public agricultural institutions and NGOs.
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