Agritrans SA is a $27 million ambitious agricultural project whose goal is to cultivate organic plantains exclusively for exportation. On October 10th, 2014, in association with the 300 farmers benefiting employment through the project, 228.000 banana seedlings were planted over 1.000 hectares in Trou du Nord, a commune in northern Haiti, close to the city of Cap Haitian. The Haitian government has injected $6 million into this project and plan to invest an additional $15 million in the coming year, to increase the plantation to 2 million banana trees.
Agritrans SA has modern agricultural equipment such as irrigation pumps, an artificial lake with 700.000 gallon capacity, tractors etc... to assure the success of this important first step towards industrialized farming in Haiti.