Cry of Distress: Farmer's Lamentation Over Agricultural Losses Due to Insecurity

Farmers in certain regions controlled by gangs are facing serious challenges in selling their produce. "Since the death of President Jovenel Moïse, the situation has become extremely critical," stated Thony Préval, CEO of the Thony Biogas Association for Environmental Protection and Development (ATBPDE), on March 14th.

Esther Kimberly Bazile
Par Esther Kimberly Bazile
15 Mar 2024 | Lecture : 2 min.
"There is no issue with production, land, or labor; the problem lies in the transportation and delivery of agricultural products," asserted producer Thony Préval, appearing anxious. With the proliferation of armed gangs controlling most of Haiti's national roads, farmers are unable to access other, more profitable markets to sell their products. The provincial market is too small to accommodate the quantity of perishable goods, leading to wastage and significant losses. The "madan sara," who usually act as intermediaries between farmers and

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