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The President of the Republic, His Excellency Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Jean Jean Willer Jean and Léogane, Deputy of the Croix-des-Bouquets, Jean Wilson Hippolyte, visited on Thursday 6 April 2017 the factory Processing of tomatoes SHAISA, Santo 25, to evaluate the state of the structure and production capacity of the company on the one hand and to support efforts to revive domestic production, on the other hand .

President Jovenel Moses was initially entitled to a guided tour of the premises before turning to the factory workers. "My presence in this transformation factory is part of my vision of a food self-sufficiency Haiti. Job creation is an essential step in the recovery process of the national economy and there can not be Job creation outside of the revival of domestic production, " said the Head of State.

Reiterating its ambition to make the SHAISA plant, one of the most modern in the Caribbean, President Jovenel Moïse is aiming for a public-private partnership to strengthen the agricultural sector and offer new business opportunities that can showcase the agricultural production zones of the country.

"The launch of the change caravan scheduled for May 1 in the Artibonite valley will allow the clearing of 197 km of drainage channels, 87 km of irrigation canals and in particular the rehabilitation of 100 km of agricultural roads In the valley of Artibonite before reaching the other departments of the country in the coming months, " recalled the Head of State.

The factory's general manager, Georges Cassis, for his part, thanked the President of the Republic for his commitment to strengthening the Haitian agribusiness community. The businessman says he wants to work with the government to expand the production base of the plant and be more efficient on the ground.

Currently extending over 50 hectares at Croix-des-Bouquets, the company plans to expand its action on more than 600 hectares to generate 150,000 jobs in the sector.

The President of the Republic continues to work for the realization of his vision of a State serving the people and a productive country able to take charge of its citizens in terms of food