Farmer Training and Development Program presents results



Tegucigalpa.- Around 600 people, who are part of the horticulture value chain, and are beneficiaries of the Farmer Training and Development Program MCA-H/FTDA, gathered in Democracy Square to participate in the Program’s results presentation, which since 2006 is financed by the Millennium Challenge Corporation-Honduras.

Andy Medlicott, Program Coordinator, presented the results achieved to authorities of the Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Government of Honduras.

One of the most significant accomplishments of this Program is that to this date, approximately six thousand beneficiated farmers are earning at least two thousand dollars per hectare per year, and more than nine thousand hectares of land have been transformed to cultivate high-value crops.

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Daniel Yohannes, President of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, alongside authorities from the Millennium Challenge Account-Honduras, responsible for the successful results.

Around 600 people gathered in Democracy Square to celebrate the results of the MCA-H/FTDA Program.

Beneficiary producers of the MCA-H/FTDA presented their products during the event.

Andy Medlicott, Program Coordinator, presented the achieved results to Millennium Challenge Corporation authorities.

Farmer Training and Development Program MCA-H/FTDA.

Daniel Yohannes, President of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, thanked President Lobo Sosa for his commitment to accomplish the success with which the agreement closes, and expressed that “thanks to your commitment for the agreement´s success, your leadership and that of your administration during this critical stage for your country, Honduras’s farmers and their families benefit today as their production increases, they transport fresh crops to the markets and participate more in commerce; Honduras is teaching us the importance of implementing high quality standards in projects…CONGRATULATIONS HONDURAS!”, he said.

 


2009. Millenium Challenge Account. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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