Here is a picture of the current Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development in Haiti, Mr. Thomas Jacques.
Agriculture Minister Thomas Jacques expressed his gratitude to actors in the agriculture sector for helping him realize several outcomes for 2014, among them:
• Reforming the retirement plan of agricultural executives
• Progress made on updating 20-plus watersheds
• New irrigation systems
• Reforming the import tax system
• Extending the soil survey project nation-wide
He praised the peasant class for its cooperation in raising its output and offered his appreciation to new businesses for their hard work.
Here is a picture of Haiti's Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Thomas Jacques. He was addressing the regional agriculture ministers and stakeholders at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) in Paramaribo, Suriname.
Haitian Minister of Agriculture, Thomas Jacques, has been hard at work promoting Haiti as a viable site for investment, especially within his own industry. He recently gave an address to the attendees at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) held in Suriname. In his audience were regional ministers of agriculture and various stakeholders. The group was apprised of the current state of affairs in Haiti where poverty is concerned, and the plans of the agriculture ministry to revitalize the economy.