Plan National d’Investissement Agricole 2010-2016

General information

The National Plan d'Investissement Agricole 2010-2016 is the investment plan for the agricultural sector in order to recover and develop Haiti after the earthquake of January 12, 2010.To do this, the Haitian Government establishes the following sub - sectors that need investment for Haiti's agricultural sector grow:

  • Development of rural infrastructure
    1. Water basin management and forestry.
    2. Irrigation.
  • Production and sector development
    1. Animal husbandry.
    2. Aquaculture and fisheries.
    3. Plant production.
    4. Access to agricultural inputs and tools.
    5. Rural credit.
    6. Post-harvest management and commercialization.
    7. Urban and peri-urban agriculture.
    8. Local production and humanitarian operations (local purchases).
  • Agricultural services and institutional support
    1. Extension of field schools.
    2. Access to land and security of tenure.
    3. Institutional support for agricultural public services.
Country Haiti
Type Plan
Classification Production conditions, Production, Post-production, Emergencies and natural resources
Date 2009 - 2015
Responsible institution

Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Ressources Naturelles et du Développement Rural (MARNDR)

The Ministry should ensure coordination of the implementation of the plan and agricultural planning. It should also keep updated development programs and targeted projects; facilitate the mobilization of resources for identified programs; coordinate technical and financial support and the different actors involved in the agricultural sector; increase supply in agricultural infrastructure and basic services, encouraging the active participation of the private sector; ensure monitoring and evaluation of the agricultural sector.


MLAs, components and actions

  • Development of rural infrastructure
    1. Basin management and forestry: Construction of anti-erosion structures; correction work for ravines; rehabilitation of agricultural basins; Profiling of rivers; reforestation; establishment of agro-pastoral silvo-systems; construction of tanks and lakes; and management for water sources.
    2. Irrigation: Rehabilitation of infrastructure; Enabling new perimeters.
  • Production and sector development
    1. Animal husbandry: Food Production; capacity building; implementation of dairies; animal health program; construction / rehabilitation of slaughterhouses, preparation units and conditioning units for meat products; resume operation for school for animal production and health.
    2. Aquaculture and Fisheries: Organizational strengthening of fishermen; updating the Fisheries Act; establishment of management plans for certain species; training / technical assistance; support for the purchase of fishing materials; repopulate with fish; establishment of fish farms; start-up of cold chains.
    3. Plant production.
    4. Access to agricultural inputs and tools: Acquisition and distribution of inputs and tools.
    5. Rural credit: Setting up a guarantee fund; strengthening the legal and regulatory framework; institutional support.
    6. Post-harvest management and marketing: Training; provision of materials and capital fund; commercialization infrastructure modernization; development of a communication and information system.
    7. Urban and peri-urban agriculture: Identification of beneficiaries and places; participatory diagnosis; establishment of micro-gardens; capacity building.
    8. Local production and humanitarian operations (local purchases): Establishment of structures accompanying operators; identification of surplus production areas; implementation of procurement mechanisms; capacity building; development of local purchases from producers.
  • Agricultural services and institutional support
    1. Extension of Field Schools: Needs assessment and identification of beneficiaries; rehabilitation of training centers; training of trainers and facilitators; provision of adequate agricultural inputs; communication; implementation of farmers' associations.
    2. Access to land and security of tenure: Establish mechanisms for consultation and arbitration proceedings; development and application of legal provisions; revision of the civil code; make resources available in order to benefit the Institut National de la Réforme agraire (INARA).
    3. Institutional support for agricultural public services: To support the implementation of the regional centers; studies of detection / diagnosis of pests; implementation of programs of prophylaxis and fight against pests; training of producers; implementation of quarantine programs; Relocating agricultural schools in operation.
Target population

Men and women in the agricultural sector, mainly farms and direct intermediaries. It also includes organizations of peasants, agricultural professional organizations, providers of contractual services, NGOs, centralized and decentralized structures of the Ministry of Agriculture and local authorities.

Number of beneficiaries

Around 530,000 families involved in the production and development of chains; approximately 3,000,000 people.